Donald Bruner Riggins
Donald Bruner Riggins Sr., 86, of Athens, Alabama, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Riggins was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Prospect, Pennsylvania, to Walter Vernon and Katherine Bruner Riggins. He was a 1954 graduate of the Pennsylvania Military College and had a long career in engineering, working for Westinghouse and NASA. He was an active member of Tanner United Methodist Church for over 25 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Marjorie Hendricks Riggins; parents, Walter and Katherine Higgins; brothers, Walter Riggins Jr. and William Riggins.
Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Tanner United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 2-3 p.m. Sunday at the church. Burial will be in the Roselawn Cemetery.
Survivors include sons, Walter Riggins and wife Sandra of Troy, Virginia, and Donald Riggins Jr. and wife Laurel of Athens, Alabama; sister, Judy Miller of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jack Riggins, Ben Riggins, Madalyn Riggins, Abby Riggins, Jerry Riggins and wife Samatha, Hillary Riggins and Addison Riggins; great-grandchildren, Bentley Riggins, Arlo Riggins and one on the way.
Published on June 5, 2019


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