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William Rigsby

June 27, 1930 — March 3, 2016

William Earl Rigsby, 85 of Dundalk, MD, formerly of Cowen, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Gilchrist Hospice. He was born June 27, 1930 in Cowen to Lawrence E. and Esta G. Brady Rigsby and was a United States Navy veteran serving during the Korean conflict. He was a shipfitter and worked for Bethlehem Steel.

Beloved husband of Gloria Jean Williams Rigsby; devoted father of Michael D. Rigsby and his wife Theresa, Pamela J. Chernault and her husband Larry, and Kimberlie A. Polis; dear brother of Betty J. McClure, Helen Hartford and the late Hilbert Rigsby and Louella Ritchie. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM in Handschumacher Cemetery, Upperglade.

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