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Riggs, Dale W.
Dale W. Riggs, 69, of 156 Ohio Ave., Galesburg, Ill. died at 2:02 PM Sunday, March 14, 2010 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Ill.

Dale was born on November 25, 1940 in Alexis, Ill. to Joseph and Vera Wall Riggs. He married Shirley A. Morrison in Galesburg on July 3, 1960. She survives.

Also surviving is 1 son, David Riggs of Little York, Ill.; two daughters, Julie (and Terry) Mackey and Michele Riggs, both of Galesburg; a sister, Joyce Norris of Galesburg; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

He worked at the former Pierson Pontiac in Abingdon for 10 years and Gunther Construction Company. He retired on October 1, 1996. He was a member of Laborers International Union, Local #538.

He was baptized at the First Church of God in Galesburg. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was an avid outdoorsman and a friend to everyone.

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, March 18, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Milton Marquith officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Thursday at the Chapel. Burial will be in the Henderson (Ill.) Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Online condolences may be left at www.h-p-w.com.
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