John E Riggs

Feb 15, 1946 - May 18, 2022

John E Riggs

February 15, 1946 - May 18, 2022

Obituary

John E. Riggs, 76 of Swayzee, Indiana died Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Marion Health. John was born February 15, 1946, in Elwood, Indiana to Doyte and Naomi (John) Riggs. John graduated from Fairmount High School in 1964. He married Linda Shroyer on July 22, 1967, at Point Isabel United Methodist Church.

John worked as a mechanic for many years at many places including Greentown Equipment, Top Ag, and at his service station. He was a volunteer fireman for the Green Township Fire Department for fifty years and served as fire chief for twenty-five years.

John loved to be busy. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing. He put those skills to use as a boy scout leader for many years. John loved the Chicago Cubs. He was a very hard worker. He would always lend a helping hand and was only a phone call away if someone needed help.

John is survived by his wife Linda, son Arrick John (A.J.) and daughter-in-law Amber Riggs, Noblesville, Indiana; daughter Kara and son-in-law-Brian Berens, Swayzee, grandchildren Jace Arrick Riggs, Noblesville, Ella Emery, Noblesville; and Audra M. Berens, Swayzee; five nephews and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Lambert Riggs.

Arrangements for John have been entrusted to the College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4601 South Western Avenue, Marion. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 12:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. with a Memorial Service starting at 1:00 P.M. at Point Isabel United Methodist Church 8060 W 900 S Fairmount, Indiana 46928.

In honor of John, memorial contributions may be made to the Green Township Volunteer Fire Department at 9020 W 900 S, Fairmount, Indiana 46928.

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Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Point Isabel United Methodist Church

8060 W 900 S
Fairmount, IN 46928

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Sat, Jun 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm
Point Isabel United Methodist Church

8060 W 900 S
Fairmount, IN 46928

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