Henry Rigsby


In Loving

Henry Rigsby

Mar 29, 1921 – Aug 28, 2010

Henry Earl Rigsby, 89, of Mineral passed away late on Saturday, August 28, 2010. He was the son of the late Charlie Samuel and Eddie Maude Rigsby. He was preceded in death by his brother; Cecil, four sisters; Helen Gammon, Zelma Lloyd, Ethel Estes, Edna Ford, and his son; Samuel Keith Rigsby.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Susie Alvis Rigby; his daughter, Becky Massie Fred, three grandsons, Rusty, Sam Gail and Peter Massie. He is also survived by his sister, Lucille Hayes and a number of nieces and nephews.
Henry was an active farmer from a very young age until recently. He was a charter member of the Holly Grove Volunteer Fire Company and a lifelong member of Gum Spring United Methodist Church. Henry understood the importance of education. He graduated from Apple Grove High School and made sure that both of his children received college degrees.
His remains rest at Lacy Funeral Home; where his family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 31st from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.
Funeral services will be held at Gum Spring United Methodist Church at 11AM on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. Interment will follow in church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the building fund of Gum Spring United Methodist Church; 35 Church Lane, Goochland, VA 23063 or to Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad; 143 Factory Mill Road, Bumpass, VA 23024.



  1. Holly Grove Volunteer Rescue Squad, Inc July 18, 2019 at 2:10 pm - Reply

    Our heartfelt sympathy to Susie, family and friends.

  2. Lily July 18, 2019 at 2:10 pm - Reply

    What an honor and privilege to have known Henry, a true gentleman and honorable man. My heart and prayers goes out to his lovely wife Susie and family. May Henry breathe in peace.

  3. Jessica Blackburn July 18, 2019 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    My condolences for your loss. May this time be filled with fond memories.

  4. David Black July 18, 2019 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    Melinda and I offer heartfelt sympathies to all the family. May you, too, rest peacefully knowing he is well taken care of.

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