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Tommy Riggs

Tommy Riggs, 86, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, January 24, 2024.

He was a member of The Church of God. He, along with his wife, Judy, were the owners of Tommy & Judy’s Service Station on Dayton Mountain. He was a farmer and mechanic and loved mowing the yard.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Riggs; parents, Luther and Bertha Riggs; and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his children, Rickey (Darlene) Riggs of Polk City, Florida, Jimmy (Beth) Riggs of Dayton, Gail (Ronnie) Phipps of Dayton, and Brenda (Bobby) Holland of Dayton; grandchildren, Terrea Jane (Eric) Riggs, Jake and Evan Phipps, Drew and Becca Riggs, Alex Riggs, Cierra “Cha Cha” (Drew) Benson and Cheyenne Holland; great-grandchild, Archer “AJ” Phipps; brother, Roger (Jeanie) Riggs of Dayton; sister, Linda Riggs of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 28, at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Anthony Sullivan, Rev. Drew Benson and Rev. Ronnie Phipps officiating. Burial was in Rigsby Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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