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Charles Dwayne RiggsPassing: July 29, 2023


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Monday, August 7th @ 10:30am


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, August 7th @ 10:00am-10:30am


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, August 7th

MITCHELL – Charles Dwayne Riggs, 48, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2023, at Paoli Health and Living Community.

Born March 19, 1975, in Bedford, he was the son of Charles Wayne Riggs and Helen (Bell) Sharpe.

Charles worked in construction and was a member of UA Local 421 Laborer’s Union.  He enjoyed dancing, cooking, and being around family.  Charles could always make people laugh.  He was willing to help anyone.

Surviving are his children, Alec Riggs of Bedford, Breanna Riggs of Bedford, and Hannah Riggs of Bedford; sister, Christine Riggs of Mitchell; mother, Helen Sharpe of Mitchell; and several nieces and nephews.

His father preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 7, at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Johnnie Herald officiating. 

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the cemetery.

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15 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Kammy Jaggers | Bedford
    Date: August 26, 2023
    RiP Old friend
  2. Guest: Todd Voorhies | Bedford Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2023
    RIP ole buddy give Nate Dogg a hug for me
  3. Guest: Leslie Wessell | Bedford Indiana
    Date: August 7, 2023
    I have so many memories I can’t pick one but one does stick out remember Helen the night all the guy’s came after him and boy did they get a surprise I love and miss him and if you need anything PM me my heart 💔 breaks for you I love you
  4. Guest: Kim Enochs | Bloomington, IN
    Date: August 6, 2023
    I love you Dwayne! Going to miss you dearly! Going to help your Mother out anyway I can! RIH my friend you were beautiful inside and out!
  5. Guest: Jean Stewart | Bloomington, in
    Date: August 5, 2023
    May you be at peace Riggs you were an amazing man had the realest heart and spoke real truth thank you for everything you have taught me over the years of us knowing each other❤thank you for helping me with my own sobriety while battling your own you were such an amazing person rest in heaven🥰
  6. Guest: Greta Gayle Wessell | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 5, 2023
    RIH BUDDY. Gonna miss you so much
  7. Guest: Billy D Mills | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 5, 2023
    Rest In Peace Brother!! You will be missed!!
  8. Guest: Betsy Coulter | Bedford
    Date: August 5, 2023
    We had a few to many,You will be missed
  9. Guest: Blue | Bloomington, Indiana
    Date: August 4, 2023
    Helen I'm so very sorry to hear about your loss. Love Blue
  10. Guest: Megan Kern | Williams
    Date: August 4, 2023
    This is such a beautiful young life my prayers and love are with the family I know what he meant to you... As they say always quick with a smile.
  11. Guest: Bobby Blanton | Eckerty Indiana
    Date: August 4, 2023
    Bub was my cousin but it seemed like we saw each other in jail then anywhere regardless we were family he always looked out for me he was a good man I loved him rest in peace my brother
  12. Guest: Kelly Baxter | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 3, 2023
    I’m so very for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you.
  13. Guest: Becky McBride | Bedford
    Date: August 3, 2023
    I am so sorry Praying for the family 🙏 RIP
  14. Guest: Lanny&Sonja Blanton | Bedford In
    Date: August 3, 2023
    So sorry he sure was a handsome man an so loved
  15. Guest: Lisa Taylor | Orleans Indiana
    Date: August 3, 2023
    Gosh we had some good times. The Possum night with Jamie. The roof incident... some of the funniest and most memorable. I hate this. Sure gonna Miss you Buddy!