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Memorial Park Funeral Home & Memorial Park Cemetery

6969 East Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX

OBITUARY

Mike Ray Riggs

June 7, 1956November 12, 2019
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Michael “Mike” Ray Riggs, 63, of Amarillo, went to meet the Lord on November 12, 2019. Mike was born June 7, 1956 in Amarillo, Texas to H.R. “Jake” and Millie Riggs. Mike married Kathy Arthur on August 12, 1984 in Lubbock, Texas; together they had 3 children Jon Michael, Cody Lee and Kelli Rae Riggs.

Throughout his life he enjoyed working on cars. He taught auto body classes in Lubbock for a short time. Although the physical world took a toll on his body, he was mentally alert and kept a strong heart full of love. Mike had a great passion for studying Robert E. Lee, trains, photography and was a Trekie. He will be remembered for having such a gentle soul and a kind heart. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association.

He is preceded in death by a son Jon Michael Riggs and his father H.R. “Jake” Riggs.

He is survived by his two children Cody Riggs of Amarillo; Kelli Riggs of Abernathy; his mother Millie Riggs; a brother Stuart Riggs; a sister Cathy Kirkland all of Amarillo. Two nieces Deseray Riggs; Mollie Riggs a nephew Caleb Kirkland all of Amarillo. A great niece Stormy Hulen and two great nephews Tristen Reeves and Colton Hulen all of Amarillo.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Cody Riggs
  • Kelli Riggs
  • Stuart Riggs
  • Caleb Kirkland
  • Mike Kirkland
  • Craig Proctor

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 15, 2019

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Mike Ray Riggs

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