Chad Edward Riggs

June 15, 1981October 16, 2011

RIGGS, CHAD EDWARD-age 30 of Knoxville died Sunday, October 16, 2011. Chad was a member of Bell’s Campground Baptist Church in Powell and graduated from Powell High School. Preceded in death by grandparents, Edward “Tom” and Elizabeth Riggs of Knoxville; father-in-law, Fred Allen Jones. Survived by wife of four years Denise Jones Riggs; son, Eli Allen Jones Riggs, age 4; daughter Ella Faye Riggs, age 2; precious grandparents, Arthur “Carroll” and Barbara Barnes of Crossville; father, Mike Riggs, Knoxville; mother, Debbie Waters (Dr. Barton Waters), Ringgold, Georgia; brother, Chris (Shawna) Riggs and niece, Piper Riggs, Knoxville; brother Spencer Riggs, Knoxville; sister, Maci Riggs, Knoxville; mother-in-law, Delores Faye Nix Jones, Powell. Family will receive friends Thursday, October 20, 2011, at Bell’s Campground Baptist Church, 7816 Bell’s Campground Rd., Powell, TN. from 5-7 pm with service to follow at 7pm. Rev. Brian Trapp and Rev. Mike Harbin officiating. Music by Lee Murphy and Rev. Mike Harbin. Family and friends will meet 10:00 am on Friday, October 21, 2011, at Weaver Funeral Home to proceed to Bell’s Campground Cemetery for an 11 am interment and Dove Release Ceremony. Pallbearers, Josh Blair, Clint Conrad, Dalton Conrad, David Dycus, Josh Dycus, Tim Ridge, Spencer Riggs, and Brandon Warren. You are invited to sign Chad’s guestbook and share your condolences on our website Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, 5815 Western Ave., Knoxville, TN. 37921 865-588-3868.


  • Visitation Thursday, October 20, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 20, 2011

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Hope Wood

December 6, 2011

Denise, My heart hurts for you and the kids, and I am so so sorry about Chad's death. I just hardly have words...xoxo
Praying for the comfort and presence of God to be tangible for you and the children. Love, Hope

November 9, 2011

Dearest Chad, I didn't know you very long but you held a special place in my heart. I was shocked to learn of your sudden passing and send my deepest condolences to your family.

david&katrina wyatt

November 3, 2011

Chad you will forever be missed and loved you were a wonderful and david miss you texting ,calling i know you loved your family and our thoughts and prayers are with them.denise i hope you are doing ok may god bless you and may the lord be with you thru this very difficult time we love you,katrina ,david,trevor,and devin....

Chuck Stracener

October 28, 2011

We at GDH Consulting, Inc. send our deepest thoughts and prayers to the Riggs family. We are terribly sorry for the loss of our dear friend Chad.

Greg Sohn

October 27, 2011

So sorry to hear of Chad's passing especially at such a young age. He was sweet fun loving guy who loved his family very much. May the Lord be with your families during this difficult time.

Greg and Kelley Sohn

Sandy Cooper

October 26, 2011

May God continue to keep his arms around you.It is easy to see how Chad touched so many lives.Keep the faith.Thoughts and prayers go out to Chads family and your's.God bless Eli and Ella.Pictures are awesome.He really loved his family and friends.

TJ McGreevy

October 26, 2011

From the folks at Midas+, our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this tragic time of loss. Having the pleasure to know Denise professionally for several years, many of us in Tucson have remarked at how rich her life has been, in her marriage to Chad and as their family has grown. We wish you peace and comfort, and we offer our support in whatever way we can.

Vicky Ferguson

October 24, 2011

My heart goes out to you and your precious family. My God's love and your unending faith wrap arms around you all and give you compfort. Much love,

Mike Blaine

October 23, 2011

I am so sorry. Only God knows why

October 23, 2011

Rest in peace Chad.