Glen Riggs

Glen Riggs

Glen A. Riggs of Cooper Township, Michigan passed away Thursday, November 7, at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Glen was born January 8, 1979 in Kalamazoo to Thomas and Shirley (Briggs) Riggs.

He had worked as a cook at the London Grill in Plainwell for many years and had worked at the Cooper Café for the last several years. Glen enjoyed cooking and following NASCAR, each year he traveled to Bristol TN to enjoy the race at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Glen was a kind person and had a gentle soul.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley Riggs of Cooper Twp. and by his sisters, Marcia Riggs of Plainwell and Corie Riggs of Niles. He was preceded in death by his father Thomas Riggs who died on May 9, 2013.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held in the spring.

Contributions in memory of Glen may be made to SPCA of SW Michigan – Rescue and Adoption Center, 6955 West KL Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

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  1. Amie Murphy says:

    I worked with Glen for many years at The London Grill. He had great jokes and he was a pleasure to work with. I hope you are resting in peace Glen and that the angels are enjoying your pirate jokes.

  2. Dixon Pulver says:

    Mrs Riggs, Marcia and Family,
    So very sorry. May God grant you peace and understanding at this time. The Glen I knew was quite, yet his eyes had a very special language.

  3. susan mcnutt says:

    I will miss Glen when I came and see my sis .
    he was a very kind person .I love his cooking

  4. The Campbell Family says:

    Shirley and Girls we are so Sorry for the loss of your Son and Brother you are in our thoughts and prayers Love The Campbell Family

  5. eunice birmingham shive says:

    I am so very sorry and praying for the whole family. Corie please give me a call at (269)993-1844

  6. Phyllis Kelley-Romanowski says:

    Mrs. Riggs, Corie and family. I just heard about your loss. My deepest empathy. May you find comfort in your memories.

  7. Barbara Schirripa-Kane says:

    Dear Shirley, Marcia and Corie, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Glen was a special young man. I have many pleasant memories of soulful brown eyes and a tail of hair. My deepest sympathies for your loss.

  8. Raven says:

    I am so very sorry to hear if your loss… All our loss. I work with Glen on certain artist endevours. I always knew him to be a kind and gentle soul. He liked the odd and obscure … But was and always will be one if the good guys. If you could find the energy, could you give me a private email and tell me what happened. I feel my own loss at this time. I will miss his humor and smile. I enjoyed knowing him.

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