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Dennis Michael RiggsNovember 3, 1946 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 71)
Dennis M. Riggs, 71, passed away on December 12, 2017. He was born November 3, 1946 in Akron, OH to the late Ralph and Thelma Riggs. Dennis proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp. He served in Vietnam earning several awards including a Purple Heart, The Vietnamese Service Medal and a Presidential Unit Citation. He retired from the Akron Public School System as a Heating and Air Conditioning Specialist. He attended St. Francis de Sales Church and he enjoyed visiting casinos, playing cards and fishing.
He is survived by his sister, Judy (Jim) Rambacher; nephew, Bob (Concetta) Rambacher; nieces, Debbie (Bob) Craft, Ann (Rich) Mayer and Jennifer (Kevin) Stockdale; great nieces and nephews, Ashley, Brandon and Austin Cordi; Nick and Madison Mayer; Matthew, Samantha and Alex Stockdale; children, Chris Riggs; Michelle (Richard) Coulter; and 5 grandchildren.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church, 4019 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319 at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.