Charles Martin Riggs, Jr.March 8, 1950 ~ January 1, 2020 (age 69)
Charles Martin Riggs Jr, 69, of Benton, KY passed away at 8:54 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Marshall County Hospital.
Chuck was born in Paducah, KY on March 8, 1950 to Charles Riggs Sr. and Marie Houser Riggs. He was retired Kentucky State Trooper and later went on to work as the security officer at Marshall County High School.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary Beth Conder Riggs; two daughters, Holly R. David and Emily R. Flowers; one son, Casey Riggs and wife Adrienne; his parents Charles Riggs Sr. and Marie Houser Riggs; three sisters, Linda Cissell and husband Paul, Nancy Danneker and husband Joe, and Saundra Keeling; one brother, Jimmy Riggs and wife Anita; and six grandchildren, Alexis Monet Flowers, Isaiah Johnathan Flowers, Jackson Alexander David, Lily Dawn Riggs, Raylan Martin Riggs, and Owen Reed Riggs.
A memorial visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Old South Marshall School, 85 Sid Darnell Road, Benton, KY 42025. The Kentucky State Police will be presenting a dedication of honor at 2:00 p.m.
Expressions of Sympathy may take form of donation to the Trooper Island Scholarship Fund, Kentucky State Police, Public Affairs Branch, 919 Versailles Road, Frankfort, KY 40601 or Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch, 233 Sheriffs Ranch Road, Gilbertsville, KY 42044.
Arrangements are being handled by Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr.