Robert Riggin, Sr.

Obituary of Robert Riggin, Sr.

Robert Wayne Riggin, Sr., 71, of Salisbury, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at his home.  Born in Sanford, VA, he was the son of the late Thomas Roosevelt Riggin and Laura Mae Crockett Riggin.

Wayne was an avid Washington Capitals (GO CAPS) and Washington Redskins fan and was looking forward to Matt Kenseth's return to NASCAR.  He was a very talented man, able to do most anything around the home.  He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to many.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Laura Eleanor Martens Riggin; 3 children,  Robert Wayne Riggin, Jr. (Carmen) of Homestead, FL, Michael Thomas Riggin (Kelli) of Fruitland, & Brandon John Riggin (Heather) of Salisbury; grandchildren Brittney Riggin of FL, Christopher Robert Riggin, & Anthony John Riggin, both of Salisbury; a sister, Mary Etta Howard of VA; 3 brothers, Vincent Eugene Riggin (Bettie) of Cape Charles, VA, Francis Albert Riggin of Exmore, VA, Edward Riggin of Hebron; a sister-in-law, Nancy Joseph (Philip) of Eden; 3 brother-in-law’s, Edward Martens (Ginny) of Laurel, John H. Martens, II of Eden, & Charles J. Martens of Glendale, AZ; 2 step-grandsons, Zackery Davis and Aaron Davis of Fruitland: and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Robert Howard, Sr. and his beloved pet dog “Lucy” on February 16th.

A Celebration of His Life will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1pm at the Salisbury Moose Lodge with Rev. J. Harvey Dixon officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wicomico County Humane Society, 5130 Citation Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.  Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.