August 3, 2014 – October 2, 2014 Mr. Orville Riggen died at his home in Savoy on Thursday, October 2, 2014. He could be described as a kind man whose family meant everything to him. He was a Machinist by trade and served his country honorably during the Korean War in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Savoy United Pentecostal Church and loved his church family.
Funeral services for Orville are under the direction of Mullican-Little Funeral Home of Bells/Savoy and are set for 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Savoy United Pentecostal Church with Reverend Virgil Cornwell officiating. Burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery in Savoy.
Orville was born August 31, 1932 in Dana, Indiana to parents Claude Riggen and Daisy (Barnett) Riggen. He married Audrey Foster on July 14, 1956 in Clinton, Indiana. He is survived by wife, Audrey Riggen of Savoy; three sons, Curtis Riggen and wife Sheena of Smackover, Arkansas; Kenneth Riggen of Savoy; Gregory Riggen and wife Rhonda of Olathe, Kansas; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 P.M., Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Savoy United Pentecostal Church.