Howard Glenn Riggs, age 71, of Upton Rd. Camden, NC died Friday, December 18,2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Old Trap, NC on April 14, 1949 to the late Lemuel Turner Riggs and Mary Elizabeth Pierce Riggs, he was the husband of Frances Wilson Riggs. He served his country honorably in the U. S. Army and worked as a shipfitter at Norfolk Naval Shipyard until retirement. Mr. Riggs was a member of the New Day Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David Riggs (Doris O.) of Charlotte, NC and Daniel Riggs (Autumn Skye McDonald Riggs); two sisters, Teresa Sawyer and Mary Banks, both of Hertford, NC; and one grandchild, Samuel Devin McDonald. He was predeceased by his siblings, Grady Riggs, John T. Riggs, Lee Riggs and Barbara Utley.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with Pastor Jonathan Powers and Dale Forbes officiating. Masks and distancing are required. Burial will be at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at 137 Upton Rd., Camden, NC 27921. The service will be livestreamed at www.facebook.com/TwifordFuneralHome. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Riggs family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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