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Dewey R. Rigsby

March 7, 1962 ~ February 24, 2017 (age 54)

The Piano Brothers
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Dewey R. Rigsby, 54, a resident of Fort Wayne, passed away on February 24, 2017 at Glenbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born in Fort Wayne on March 7, 1962, a son of James and Eldora (Eagleson) Rigsby.

He enjoyed turning wrenches and the pursuit of perfection

Dewey is survived by his mother Doris (Eagleson) Rigsby; a son, Steven Thompson; a daughter, Alyson Rigsby; a granddaughter; and his nephews and niece.

He is preceded in death by his father, James Rigsby and a sister Lorena Dohm and a brother Judd Rigsby.

Visiting hours will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., or one hour prior to the service.

Services will begin at 10:00 a.m., at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Friday, March 3, 2017.

Burial will follow at Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

Memorial contributions to the family in care of Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Family C/O Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street, Churubusco IN 46723
Tel: 1-260-693-2907

 Service Information

March 2, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home
Churubusco, IN

Funeral Service
March 3, 2017

10:00 AM
Sheets and Childs Funeral Home
Churubusco, IN

Interment following funeral service
March 3, 2017

Eel River Cemetery
Churubusco, IN

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