Glenn Bernard Riggs of Fort Gay

Glenn Bernard Riggs, 86, of Fort Gay, WV, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, November 24, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne, WV, by Brother Tony Perry. Burial will follow at the Riggs Family Cemetery at Fort Gay, WV. He was born December 24, 1924 at Wayne, WV, a son of the late Brady and Hattie Dawson Riggs. Glenn was a retired welder for W & S Welding was a Deacon of the Greenbriar Baptist Church for over 60 years. He was also preceded in death by a brother, James Robert Riggs. Survivors include his devoted and loving wife of 67 years, Janice Barker Riggs; a daughter, Joyce Sammons of Proctorville, OH; a son, Rodney (Christine) Riggs of Fort Gay, WV; two sisters, Atha Christian of Chesapeake, OH, and Wanda Davis of South Point, OH; a brother, Brady Riggs, Jr. of Wayne, WV; 3 granddaughters, Stacie (J.B.) Perry of Fort Gay, WV, Brittany Sammons of South Point, OH, and Amy (Harvey) Marcum of Fort Gay, WV; five great-grandsons, Cole Perry, Jacob Perry, Braxton Marcum, Peyton Marcum and Carmelo Sammons. He will be deeply missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and other family and friends. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Morris Funeral Home.