David Wray Riggs
David Wray Riggs, age 71, of Quincy, died on Monday, October 18, 2021 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on December 3, 1949, in Quincy the son of Robert and Phyllis (Williams) Riggs. David married Cynthia Martinez in Tucson, AZ on April 16, 1982. She survives.
He was a graduate of Quincy High School.
David was employed at Magma Copper Co., mining copper for 27 years. He went on to become a truck driver working for 24 years with Warner and later for Ace Hardware until his retirement.
David attended The Crossing. He loved cars and music, and most recently going to Eagles Alps to hear his cousin play. His dog Luna was his beloved companion.
In addition to his wife, Cynthia, survivors include his mother, Phyllis Riggs of Quincy, his children: David (Claudia Gallegos) Riggs, Jr.; of Santa Fe, NM, Daniel (Misstia) Riggs of Quincy and daughter-in-law Delores Lujan of El Rancho, NM.
Grandchildren: Rae Anna Riggs, Kristen Riggs, Zachary and Matthew Riggs, Preston Riggs, Trevin and Travis Shoop. Aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his father, his son, Michael, brothers: Rick and Bobby Riggs and sister, Debbie Lynch.
Private interment in Greenmount Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Quincy Humane Society.
Service arrangements are in care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.
Messages of sympathy may be shared online at www.dukerandhaugh.com.
- I miss my Uncle David dearly! His joy and laughter was infectious. He loved us all so much and we knew it! We also knew how deeply in love he was with my Aunt Cynthia and his boys! His bigger than life personality & love will not be forgotten and will live on through us! Excited to see you in heaven, Uncle David!
- My deepest sympathies, May you all find comfort in God’s infinite graces. I am praying for all of you for your healing and strength through this time of loss.
I am cherishing the blessing of our Lord for the privilege of knowing David, the gift of his laughter, the joy of hearing him chime-in the conversation as Cynthia & I talked before church started and the treasured honor of friendships that grew over the years!
My heartfelt sympathy for all of you in this painful time.
Mary Anne Nelson
- So sad to hear about the loss of David. I fondly remember his presence at many of the Nelson family gatherings and blessed to have known him. He was always kind, funny and showed a keen interest in others. May he rest in peace.. My deepest condolences to Cynthia, his children/grandchildren and extended family. My prayers are with you all. God bless.
Paul and Rosalie Nelson
Queen Creek, AZ
- Our deepest sympathies. We will miss so much about our dear brother David, especially his good-natured self, robust personality, kind spirit. In and Out will never be the same! We who remain are hurting and miss him but we know that our hearts will be flooded with great memories until we see him again!!
- My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Jen and Dean Kuhlman
- So sorry for the loss of such a great man. David was a kind soul, loving family man, God fearing and wonderful example to us all. He will be missed greatly.
So grateful to have had the opportunity to know you.