James “Jim” Riggle, 70, passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at Good Samaritan with his family by his bedside.
He was born April 15, 1950, the son of Donald and Mae (Sharp) Riggle.
Jim graduated from North Knox High School and has lived a full life in Knox County. His associations include the Vincennes Congregation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. He has made a career out of selling vehicles and mechanical supplies. He enjoyed playing golf and especially loved Fox Ridge and his Friday morning golf games with his brother-in-law, Paul Shidler, and good friend, Steve Earhart. He coached Cub League baseball, being especially proud of watching his sons play.
He married Susan (Bringwald) Riggle on Jan. 28, 1983, and she survives. Other survivors include his children and their spouses, Brandon and Karen Riggle of Bruceville, Brad and Jill Riggle of Sullivan, Kevin Riggle of Vincennes, and James and Krystle Riggle of Robinson, Illinois; stepchildren and their spouses, Mary and Jed Lange of Vincennes, and Lisa and Aaron Megal of Evansville; sister, Donna Shidler and her husband, Paul, of Vincennes; brother Marvin Riggle and his wife, Betty, of Mathias, West Virginia; grandchildren, Shayna Riggle, Tiffany Riggle, Brittney Riggle, Jordin Riggle, Angela Riggle, Emily Riggle, Tyler Riggle, Gavin Riggle, Reece Riggle, Peyton Riggle, Trenton Riggle, Evan Riggle, Trace Riggle and Olivia Riggle; and step-grandchildren, Lance Lange, Luke Lange, Maggie Megal, Maegan Megal, Phoebe Megal and Caleb Megal.
Preceding Jim in death are his parents, Donald and Mae Riggle; sister, Helen Kirk; and brother, Walter Riggle.
Friends and family may visit from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home on Broadway Street. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Goodwin-Sievers is honored to serve the family of Jim Riggle.