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Kenneth Dewayne Rigsby, 84
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Mr. Kenneth Dewayne Rigsby, 84, passed away Sunday June 23, 2019 at NHC Nursing Home in McMinnville. 

He was born in Harrison, Tenn., on Feb. 26, 1935 to Claude A. Rigsby and Lora Stubblefield Rigsby, who preceded him in death along with his daughter Donna King; brothers Marlin, George and Raymond Rigsby; sisters Brette Pickett and Inez McGrew.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver with Yellow Freight and owner of Rigsby’s Green House in Morrison. 

He is survived by his wife, of 63 years, Florence McElwain Rigsby of Morrison, son Don (Diane) Rigsby of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter Sherrill (Ronnie) Teal of Morrison, Mickey King (son-in law) of Cornersville, grandchildren Jennifer (Johnny) Cothran of Eagleville, Roger (Charity) Teal of Laverne, Okla., A.J. (Valerie) Teal of Morrison, Sam King of Hoover, Ala., Sarah King of Cornersville, Kristen Rigsby and Michelle Rigsby of Los Angeles, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Shady Grove Cemetery on Saturday, June 29 at 1 p.m. with military honors.

Central Funeral Home in Manchester is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 26, 2019