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Billy Riggs

March 11, 1939 — August 24, 2015

Billy Wayne Riggs "Wild Bill" went to be with his lord and savior on August 24,2015 at East Texas Medical Hosp. In Tyler, TX. Bill was born March 11, 1939 to Estell and Garland Riggs, He had 4 sisters and 5 brothers. On July 29,1960, Bill married the love of his life Norma June Riggs (Hooper). He was a Loving husband and Father of two girls Leann Riggs and Billie June Riggs (BJ). He operated his own business by the name of "Riggs Drywall" until he was forced to retire in 1997 due to illness. He has since lived out his retirement in his lake home where he loved fishing, listening to classic country music, visiting with friends and family, and happily dressing up every Christmas as Santa clause for his grandchildrens enjoyment. This past July 2015 Bill & Norma celebrated their 55th anniversary. Bill was survived by his wife Norma Riggs, his 2 Daughters Leann and Billie Riggs, his 6 Grandchildren Amy Nipp, Hollie Norris, Ashley Brinegar, Brittany Neighbors, Randi Lynn Horn & Angela Riggs. 18 Great Grandchildren, 2 Brothers Burt Russell Riggs and Dan Riggs, 4 Sisters Jeniva and John Stokes, Wanda Roberts, Lorene Koonce, Linda Blue, and a loving sister in law Frances Tedder. Proceeded in death by his parents, Estell and Garland Riggs, His brothers Garland, JD, and Leroy Riggs. Today Service will be given by David Woodham " Pastor Woody" of the Rocking Country Church.

Visitation is at noon on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Moorhead Epps Funeral Home
Funeral will follow at 2:00 P.M.

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