William Rigsby

January 29, 1940 – February 8, 2020

 

William “Bill” P. Rigsby passed away at the age of 80 on Saturday the 8th of February in Morgan City, LA on February 8, 2020.  Bill Rigsby was born in Atlanta, GA on the 29th of January 1940, and was reared in Atlanta until 1950 when the family moved to Houma, LA.  He lived the remainder of his life in Houma except for several school years in Eunice, LA at Acadia Baptist Academy and Louisiana College in Pineville, LA and time serving in the United States Air Force.

 

Upon returning from Air Force service, he worked in the oilfield service and supply industry all his remaining life.  He was an avid golfer with a very good game, once scoring 63 on 18 holes.



 

Bill Rigsby is survived by his long-time companion Joan Ledet, one son, Ben Rigsby of Houston, TX, one granddaughter, Deja Rigsby of Houston, one brother, Mike Rigsby and wife Carolyn of Houston.  His two fine cats, Molly and Katy, will also miss him.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents Millard H. Rigsby and Alice P. Rigsby, and infant son.

 

The family would like to thank the staff of several local medical facilities for their excellent service and care.



 

If desired, memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Mulberry Baptist Church in Houma, LA or to the charity of one’s choice.

 

Memorial service will be held Monday, February 17th from 11am to 1pm at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma, LA.  Inurnment will be held at a later date.