US Marine Corps

Grady "Buddy" Eugene Rigsby, Jr.

September 5, 1956 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 64)


Grady “Buddy” Eugene Rigsby, Jr, 64 of Chattanooga went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 12, 2020. He was a life-long resident of the Chattanooga area and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Rigsby was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was retired from Electric Motor Sales and was an avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grady Eugene Rigsby, Sr.; brothers, Joel Rigsby and Mark Rigsby.

Survivors include his mother, Louise Rigsby; loving wife, Sue Rigsby; daughter, Emily (Jason) Sewell; step-son, Jeff (Leabertia) Kent; grandchildren, Gracelyn Sewell and Wyatt Kent; sisters, Beverly (Kenny) Hudson and Carol Fonville; along with several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Thursday at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Smith officiating.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga or the American Heart Association.

The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Wednesday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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November 18, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Graveside Service
November 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN


American Heart Association
519 E. 4th Street, Chattanooga TN 37402

Kidney Foundation - Chattanooga
2300 East 3rd Street Suite B, Chattanooga TN 37404

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