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Richard Dick Riggs 1945-2016
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Richard “Dick” Riggs, 70, Hays, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at the Saint Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Missouri.
He was born July 6, 1945, in Hays, the son of Donald and Loree (Maddy) Riggs. He was a graduate of Hays High School in 1963 and attended Fort Hays State University. He was a United States Air Force veteran during the Vietnam War. In 1970 he married Terri Herbig in Hays. He worked in the tire industry, first at Riggs Tire and later on in sales at Becker Tire until his retirement this past October.
Survivors include his wife, Terri, of the home in Hays, his mother Loree Riggs of Hays; a daughter Kelly Riggs of Kansas City, Kansas; a son Cory Riggs of Hays; a sister Linda O’Conner of Hays; his mother-in-law Marcelyn Herbig of Hays; and three brothers-in-law, Mark Herbig of Hays, Alan Hayes of Green River, Wyo, and John Medina of Trinidad, Colo, and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, his twin sister Donna Medina, his father-in-law Heinie Herbig, and a sister in law Sandy Hayes.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Military honors will follow by the Hays VFW Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday, all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested in Dick’s memory to a memorial to be decided at a later date, in care of the funeral home.

Funeral Arrangements provided by
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Jan. 15, 2016