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Walter L. Rigsby

January 14, 1929 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 89)

Walter L. Rigsby was born on January 14, 1929 in Altus, Oklahoma to John Phillips Rigsby and Sadie Jones Rigsby. Walter released his spirit unto God on October 5, 2018. He is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years Jane Wilson Rigsby, daughter Phyllis White and husband, Billy, sister Grace Holt, granddaughter Sarah Emerson and husband Charles, grandson Travis Bane and wife Marti, grandson Mark Rigsby and wife Amy and granddaughter Paige Rigsby. Mr. Rigsby is also survived by great-grandchildren Connor, Liam, Kennedy, Quincey, Tyler, Chance, Wyatt, Victoria, Sophie, Madison and a number of nieces and nephews. Walter was preceded in death by his parents, son Phillip Rigsby,  brother Johnny, sisters Lila, Charlene, Faye and Martha, granddaughter Tisa and daughter-in-law Brenda Rigsby. Mr. Rigsby was a dedicated employee and worked for LTV for 34 years before retiring. Walter, bored with retirement, went back to work for Kroger’s for 7 years before calling it a career. Mr. Rigsby served honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954.

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