Edward Charles "Eddie" Rigsby
- November 30, 1955 - March 1, 2011
- Hopewell, Virginia
of Edward's Passing
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“Lena, Barbara, Brenda
Thinking of you and I send my sincerest condolences to you and your family.
1 of 14 | Posted by: Theresa Weinz - Friend
I'm so sorry for your lost. Eddie will deeply be missed by many,he was so full of life and very caring.
2 of 14 | Posted by: Ginger Tuggle - Friend
“Lena and The Rigsby Family,
I wanted to send my condolences to you all. My prayers are with you all. Eddie and I were friends for many years and...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: MAC CAMPBELL - HOPEWELL, VA
“Always a wild and crazy guy but had a heart of gold for friends and family.
4 of 14 | Posted by: Darlene Walker - Friend
“Makes me smile when i think about those softball days when the Zags and the Rollers duked it out at Mathis field. Eddie was a team mate and a long...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Randy & Linda Walton - Friends
I send my heart out to each and every person that has touched or has been touched by Eddie's life. He had a short but full life....Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: BRENDA POWERS BARBOUR - HOPEWELL
“Remember when Eddy tackled me in my front yard? Ha! I was in a cast for 8 weeks. It is a shame how we all have grown apart over the years. I love...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Martha Hodges - 1st cousin
“Lena & Family
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Eddie was something else. He was a joy to be around. He will be missed by alot of people. Just...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Mitch & Angie Parker - Friend
“Lena and family --- My condolences to you and your family. I will always remember Eddie from our youth. The boys from the old 3 1/2 street neiborhood...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jay D. Zeh - Hopewell, VA
“i was so sorry to hear about eddie, i went to school with him. i saw him from time to time thru the years he always was the same when i did see...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: susan summerson - HOPEWELL, VA
“My deepest condolences to Eddie's family. Eddie had been my friend since we were little kids and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
11 of 14 | Posted by: Betsy Noel - Friend
“Brenda & Rigsby Family: On behalf of the Hopewell Church Bowling League our hearts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.
Matthew...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Keith Wagner - Hopewell, VA
“so very sorry for your loss
13 of 14 | Posted by: gladys cole - friend
“Lena & The Rigsby Family:
I am so sorry for the loss of Eddie. He was such a breath of fresh air and as we all know he was quite often full of...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Clements Martin - Friend
Edward C. “Eddie” Rigsby, 55, of Hopewell passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in the MCV Medical Center. Edward was preceded in death by his father, Charles M. Rigsby and nephew, Bryce M. Tolson. Mr. Rigsby was retired from the Pipe Fitters Union, Local #638, New York City and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lena E. Rigsby, three sons, Charles R. Rigsby, Joseph S. Rigsby and Chase E. Rigsby and his wife, Christan, a daughter, Stephanie Stables and her husband, Jeff, three grandchildren, Bree and Haley Stables, Natalie Grace Rigsby, his mother, Louise Roach Rigsby, three sisters, Brenda R. Mathews, Bonnie R. Harrison and her husband, Larry, Barbara R. Tolson and her husband, Troy, two nieces, Jessica M. Hudson and her husband, Thomas, Rebekkah B. Tolson, two nephews, Dustin Harrison and Trevor Tolson, a great nephew, Thomas H. Hudson, IV, also many dedicated cousins and friends. The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Avenue, Hopewell, VA. A memorial service will be conducted 4:00 pm Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Andrews officiating. Interment will be private.