Leonard C. Riggs of Genoa
Leonard C. Riggs, 92, of Genoa, WV, died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at his residence. A memorial service will be conducted 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2011 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Pastor Randy Osburn. A dinner will follow at the Hopewell Methodist Church on Joel’s Branch Road in Genoa, WV. He was born December 5, 1918 in Wayne County, WV, a son of the late Solomon Kenneth Riggs and Arkansas Trent Riggs. Leonard was a Christian by faith and attended the Hopewell Methodist Church. He was a retired journeyman carpenter and was a U.S. Army WWII Veteran. His wife, Ella Mae Riggs preceded him in death, along with seven sisters, Ethel, Amanda, Emily, Nora, Adaline, Myrtle and Dorothy; three brothers, Ruben, Earl and Kenneth. Survivors include three daughters, Saundra Ann Stacy, Linda Marlene Riggs, both of California, Carol June Riggs of Genoa, WV; a son, Jason Leo Riggs of Genoa, WV; a sister, Ruth Skeens of Batavia, OH; six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren and a host of friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV, 25709.