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Jimmy Riggs

August 8, 1940 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 81)

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MAYSVILLE  -  Jimmy Riggs, 81, a lifelong resident of Swansboro, and owner of Riggs Service Center & Towing (Riggs Amoco), peacefully passed away with his wife by his side on Wednesday, August 2, 2022.

Jimmy was preceded in death by a baby brother; parents, Crain and Elizabeth Riggs; and brother, John Frederick Riggs (Freddie).

He is survived by his wife, Louise Riggs; brothers, Bruce (Elizabeth) Riggs of Newport and Walter Riggs of Swansboro; sister, Joan Bordeaux (Tommy) of Elizabethtown; nephews, Michael Riggs (Leah), Richard Riggs (Stacy), Daniel Bordeaux (Jessica), Kevin Bordeaux; great-nephews, Austin Riggs and Joseph Bordeaux; and great-nieces, Madison Riggs and Annabelle Bordeaux.

Jimmy, in addition to being a local business owner, was a Charter member of the Swansboro Rotary Club (established in 1978), a lifetime member of the Towing and Recovery Professionals of North Carolina (TRPNC) and a Coast Guard Reservist.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 5, at 5:00-7:30 pm at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro Chapel.  A private family grave side service will be held on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Parkinson’s Foundation




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August 5, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jones Funeral Home Swansboro
407 Old Hammocks Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584

Graveside Service
August 6, 2022

11:00 AM
Riggs Family Cemetery

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