Darrell B. “Jack” Riggs, 93, of Maryville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the Maryville Living Center.
Jack was born in Hannibal on July 6, 1925. His parents were Darrell Bentley Riggs and Leneva Siebers.
He resided in Maryville for the past eight years, and had lived in Hannibal and in St. Joseph from 1956-67.
Jack worked many years for the Burlington Northern Railroad and retired as a dispatcher. He attended the Park United Methodist Church in Hannibal; and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a half-sister.
On Jan. 18, 1948, in Hannibal, he was united in marriage to Virginia Ann Elgin. She survives of the home
Other survivors include his three sons, Jerry (Mary) Riggs, Maryville, Bob (Sally) Riggs, Hillsboro, and Kevin (Pam) Riggs, Marshall; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He loved to play golf; he was a little league coach, and had umpired youth, and up to Ban Johnson League baseball games in St. Joseph, was a Cubmaster in the BSA; and had volunteered as a cancer survivor in the Hannibal hospital.
Mr. Riggs has been cremated under the direction of the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home, Maryville.
Memorial services will be at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the New Nodaway Humane Society, 829 S. Depot, Maryville, MO 64468.