Terry Riggs

January 16, 1964 — July 26, 2018

Terry Riggs

Terry M. Riggs

Age 54 of Wilmington, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

Born January 16, 1964 in Galesburg, Illinois, Terry Martin was a son of Marvin William and Margaret (Burlile) Riggs. He was raised and educated in Yates, Illinois and went on to honorably serve in the United States Army from 1981-1987. Terry worked as a union truck driver and lived in Madison, Tennessee and Mt. Juliet, Tennessee prior to residing in Wilmington. He was a member of Christian Life Assembly Church in Diamond and the American Legion. He enjoyed working on cars and traveling, and will be remembered as a ‘big teddy bear’.

Survivors include his fiancé, Pauline Vody of Wilmington; siblings: Larry (Beth) Burlile, Melody (Johnny) Wells, Linda (Jesus) Delecurz, Mark Riggs, Jeffery Riggs and Gloria (Weslie) Phillips; brother-in-law, Richard Howard and several nieces and nephews.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents; sister Debra Howard and brother, Timothy Riggs.

The family will receive friends for a visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington on Friday, August 3, 2018 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and again Saturday morning, August 4, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service 12:00 p.m.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made as gifts in Terry's memory to the F.A.C.E. foundation: facefoundationresources.wordpress.com

Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Terry’s memorial page on social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/notices/Terry-Riggs.

Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

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