Claremore Daily Progress

June 25, 2013

Danny Joe Riggs

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CLAREMORE — Danny Joe Riggs

Danny Joe Riggs passed to the great hunting grounds on June 19, 2013. He was born on Dec. 5, 1951 to Carl and Joan Riggs in Claremore, Okla. He was a graduate of Sperry High school and Tulsa Tech. He worked as an airline mechanic at American Airlines for 22 years. He was not a religious man, but he was a kind, caring, supportive, understanding man. He would give you anything you needed, help anyone who asked. He was a loving father and grandfather, a great partner, and so much more. He was the best friend any man or woman would want.

He loved classic cars, planes, hunting, fishing, travel, friends, family times & he loved animals of all kinds.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Joan Riggs. He is survived by his loving wife, Kim Riggs.  Five Daughters: Chasity Butler, Beth Riggs, Sara Riggs, Danielle Riggs, Katrina Riggs. Two Sons: Ryan Felsinger, Ray Felsinger.   Twelve Grandchildren: Chelsea, Trenton, Corbin, McKenzie, Derek, Danny, Ray, Kassidy, Kayleigh, Kayla, MaKenzie and Jaxon. Uncle Howard Simmons and Aunt Marie Simmons, numerous cousins and extended family members.

His family will be holding a private memorial to celebrate his life and recount the many happy memories they had with him.