Timothy Harold Riggs

December 22, 1964 - April 27, 2016

12/22/1964 - 04/27/2016

Past Services

Monday May 02, 2016
Riverview Cemetery
Moundsville, WV
Monday May 02, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Monday May 02, 2016
12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Timothy Harold Riggs, 51, of Bridgeport, OH, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

He was born December 22, 1964 in Glen Dale, WV, son of the late Robert and Roseman (Gorby) Riggs.

Timothy is a retired correction officer for the Ohio Department of Corrections, retired U.S Army Reservist, SFC, attended the Trinity Gospel Fellowship Church in Flushing, OH, member of the St. Clairsville and Flushing American Legion, and a member of the Bethesda, OH, V.F.W.

He loved to take long walks at Barkcamp State Park, camp out, build models and was an avid Pittsburgh Pirate and Steeler fan.

Timothy is survived by his wife and best friend  of  22 years, Jenny (Bell) Riggs of Flushing, OH; three children, Aaron Riggs and Lacritia Oberrath of Barnesville, OH, Seth Riggs of Barnesville, OH and Rachel Riggs of Flushing, OH; sister, Cindy (Mark) Gaskins of SC; five brothers, Royal Riggs of Brookside, OH, Bobby (Donna) Riggs of TX, Robert Riggs and two additional brothers; grandson, Bricker Riggs of Barnsville, OH and four nieces and nephews, Stefan and Jenna Riggs, Madison Gaskins and Tyler Bell.

Friends will be received Monday, May 2, 2016 from 10am until time of services at noon at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, WV, with Pastor Gary Smith officiating.

Entombment will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyer.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family to help with funeral costs.



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Sean Mentnech
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Jason Blaniar
7 years ago

Such a big heart and role model. Godspeed Tim. Condolences to your family.

Denise Kinney
7 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Tim and missed him when he left. Prayers for strength in your time of sorrow.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
7 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Timothy Harold Riggs, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US Army Reserves Veteran, Timothy Harold Riggs, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Gary Conaway
7 years ago

I’m very sorry for your loss, I knew tim from working with him at the prison he was a good guy.

the Oberrath family
7 years ago

With love and deepest sympathy you will be truly missed.