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Jack Rigsby

May 22, 1952 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 69)

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Jack Rigsby, 69, of Goshen, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 surrounded by his family at home.

Jack was born on May 22, 1952 to the late Henry and Mable (Keaton) Rigsby in Paintsville, KY. He is married to Pamela (Thompson) Rigsby in 1978 in Paintsville, KY.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mable; and siblings, Curt, John, Ivy, Marie, Opal, Mag and Audie.

Jack is survived by his wife, Pam of Goshen; daughter, Tanya Sue Rigsby, also of Goshen; 3 grandchildren, Joyce (Brandan) Roberts, Devin (Sabrina) Cartwright and Sierra (Cameron) Mast; 6 great grandchildren; longtime family friend, Ralph Shaw of Goshen; brother-in-law, Steven Katzenburger of Goshen, brother, Jay (Sherry) Ferguson of Paintsville, KY, nephews, Michael (Malena) Fannin, Southie “Sy” (Reanna) Fannin III and Matthew (Kayla) Fannin and brother-in-law, Southie Fannin Jr. (Teresa) also of Paintsville.

Jack was a maintenance supervisor at Walmart #1566 in Dunlap for over 26 years. He was a hard worker even continuing to work after retirement. Jack loved all animals, particularly birds. He was an avid coin and stamp collector in his free time. Jack had a wonderful sense of humor and virtuous spirit. He was kind and never met a stranger.

Jack will be remembered as a family man and his family meant the world to him.

A Celebration of Life for Jack will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM in Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, IN 46514 with Pastor Southie Fannin Jr officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the funeral home before the start of the service at 5:00 pm.

Memorial Contributions may be directed to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at www.aspca.org or St. Judes Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Jack was a big believer and doer of PAYING IT FORWARD.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 14, 2021

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Funeral Service
Monday
June 14, 2021

5:00 PM
Billings Funeral Home
812 Baldwin Street
Elkhart, IN 46514

Cremation has been chosen

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