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 Wallace Doyle Riggie

Wallace Doyle Riggie

Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas, USA
Death 7 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Sugar Land, Fort Bend County, Texas, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 101246948 · View Source
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Funeral Services for Wallace Riggle, 85, of Needville, TX, are set for 2:00 PM Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Garmany & Carden Funeral Chapel, 3103 School Street, Needville, TX 77461, with a private family burial following.

Visitation will be 5 - 7:00 PM Friday, November 9, 2012, at Garmany & Carden Funeral Chapel in Needville, TX.

Wallace Doyle Riggle was born September 11, 1927, in Cleburne, TX, to Wayne Riggle and Laura Russell Riggle. He died November 7, 2012, in Sugar Land, TX. He married Catherine Riggle on March 28, 1980. He was a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of Local Union #278 of the IBEW of Corpus Christi, TX. He will be fondly remembered for his story telling talent - he was a "teller of yarns". Wallace loved his family and was lovingly known to his grandchildren and great grandchildren as "Grand Daddy".

Wallace was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lawton Riggle; grandson, Bobby Riggle; and daughters, Sheila Riggle and Nancy Riggle.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Catherine Riggle, of Needville, TX; son, Robert Riggle and wife, Kathy, of Arlington, TX; six stepchildren, John Wright, Robert Wright, Wayne Wright, Walter Wright, Patsy Collins, and Kathleen Wright; grandchildren, Stacey Reynolds and husband, Billy, of Kiowa, TX, and Matt Riggle of Arlington, TX; 10 step grandchildren; great grandchildren, Will and Austin Reynolds; 6 step great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives.

Memorials may be made in his memory to Shriners Hospital for Children, 6977 Main St/Houston, TX 77030, or to SPJST Rest Home #2, 8611 Main Street, Needville, TX 77461.

Condolence messages may be written for the Riggle family at

Services are under the direction of Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors, 3103 School Street, Needville, TX 77461 (979)793-4515.

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