Mr. Jack Rigsby, 85, of Boaz, died March 13, 2014. Services will be two oclock p.m., Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with Brother David Martin and Brother Keith Dodd officiating. Brother Nathan Burns will provide music. Mr. Rigsby will lie in state from 1 until 2 at the church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. McRae Funeral Home will preside over arrangements. Visitation will be Friday evening 6 - 8 at the funeral home
Mr. Rigsby was born in Marshall County February 9, 1929 to the late Luin C. Rigsby and Eula Bell Horton Rigsby. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Church. Mr. Rigsby served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Jack began work at the Boaz Gas Board in 1955 and served as the manager for 43 years. He also served as a director of the Southeast Gas Acquisition Company.
Mr. Rigsby is survived by his wife of 59 years, Geraldine Plunkett Rigsby, his sons and daughters-in law Kerry Craig and Connie Rigsby of Boaz, and Charles B. and Beth Rigsby of Albertville; grandchildren Casey and Morgan Rigsby of Auburn, AL, Matthew Rigsby of Guntersville, Dr. Whit Morgan of Franklin, TN, Julie and Ryan Gaskin of Boaz, AL, Kyle Rigsby of Tuscaloosa, AL, Zoie Rigsby of Birmingham, AL, and Maddie, Emma and Cooper Scott of Albertville, AL. Also surviving are two great grandchildren Mary Lyle and Carter Rigsby of Auburn, AL Pallbearers will be Casey Rigsby, Matt Rigsby, Kyle Rigsby, Dr. Whit Morgan, Ryan Gaskin and Gary Long.
In lieu of flowerst the family suggests donations to Hospice of Marshall County, 408 Martling Road, Albertville, AL 35951.