Jerry K. Riggs, age 78, of Cameron, WV died Thursday,
May 21, 2020 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV.
He was born January 10, 1942 in Cameron, the son of the late Clarence and
Margaret Slonaker Riggs.
Jerry was a retired welder from Mountaineer Gas and a member of the 1st
Presbyterian Church of Cameron. He was an avid horse puller and competed in
numerous competitions and was a member of the Buckeye Horse Pullers
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Becky
Sue Eckard Riggs; and a sister, Virginia Todd.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Moore Holt Riggs; two step-sons, Dennis (Jami)
Schurr of Hopedale, OH, and Scott (Arica) Holt of Wheeling, WV; his good
friend, Craig Chambers of Cameron; a sister, Deloris (Melvin) Lark of Toledo,
OH; five step-grandchildren, Crystal (Nate) Best, Amber (Hank) Crawford,
Austin Schurr, and Taylin and Blaise Holt; three step great-grandchildren,
Jonathan and Jaikob Best, and Jozi Crawford; and several nieces and nephews.
A Private visitation will be held at the convenience of the family. Graveside
services and interment will be held on Tuesday at 11:00am at Highland
Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 1 Ridgecrest Road,