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Kim L. Riggs

Kim Leon Riggs was born December 11, 1959 in Harrisonville, Missouri and departed this life on November 1, 2019 at Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Missouri, at the age of 59 years, 10 months and 21 days.

He was the son of Rex Leon and Jeannette L. (Sartin) Riggs.

Kim spent most of his life in the Pleasant Hill area, graduating from Pleasant Hill High School in 1978. After graduation, he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Riggs Excavating Company.

Kim loved the outdoors and the hobby he enjoyed most was fishing. He also was completely devoted to his dog and cats.

Kim was preceded in death by his mother, Jeannette L. (Sartin) Riggs on August 11, 2015 and his sister, Karla Lynn Riggs on April 23, 1990.

He is survived by four sons, Keith Leon Riggs of Garden City, Missouri, Kyle Dean Riggs of Lamar, Missouri, Richard “Rick” Hood of Independence, Missouri, and Jake Riggs of Holden, Missouri; his father, Rex Leon Riggs and wife Starr of Harrisonville, Missouri; his wife, Christina Riggs of Holden, Missouri; two brothers, Kevin Riggs and wife Teri of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, and Keith Ray Riggs and wife Amy of Harrisonville, Missouri; three grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Service for Kim L. Riggs will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Wallace Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill, with Pastor Steve Fleshman, officiating. Casket Bearers will be Kevin Riggs, Keith Ray Riggs, Keith Leon Riggs, Kyle Riggs, Richard “Rick” Hood and Jake Riggs. Honorary Bearer will be Frank Osbourne. Interment will be in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville, Missouri. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. on November 7, 2019, at the funeral home.

15 Messages

  • Lorie Saling Lankford Posted November 5, 2019 11:06 am

    So sorry!

  • Del and Rachel Litle Posted November 5, 2019 1:29 pm

    Please accept our condolences for your family’s loss!

  • Denver Creason Posted November 5, 2019 3:56 pm

    So sorry for your loss condolences to the Family in this difficult time! May God bless you with the memories of good times !

  • Jerry McKellips & Marilyn Morris Posted November 5, 2019 4:27 pm

    We send our deepest sympathy to the family of Kim. May your memories bring you peace and serenity during this difficult time. This is such a tragic loss. He left us all way too soon. Our thoughts and prayers to all. God Bless.

  • Due Brant Posted November 5, 2019 4:34 pm

    Dennis and I have your family in our prayers.

  • Darlene (Snyder) Eslick Posted November 5, 2019 4:40 pm

    So sorry for your loss! Praying for his family during this difficult time.

  • Gayle Parris Lanier Posted November 5, 2019 5:33 pm

    Kim had a big heart and I have many fond memories of our family growing up together; good times and lots of laughs at the lake and the farm, riding horses with Karla and family dinners around the kitchen table. I hope fond memories of happier times are solace to you all. Sending my love. -Gayle

  • Patty Diers Posted November 5, 2019 6:07 pm

    Deepest sympathy

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