James K. Riggle 91, of the Kepple Hill section of Parks Township died Friday, April 17, 2020 in the QLS West Haven Manor, Apollo. Born June 3, 1928 in Vandergrift he is the son of the late Elmer and Grace Ferguson Riggle. James had been employed by Wean United and Foundry in Vandergrift as a crane operator prior to retiring in 1985 after 38 years of employment. A member of the Pleasant View Brethren Church on Kepple Hill, he enjoyed hunting and running triathlons. Survivors include his wife of 72 years Loretta Sappe Riggle of Kepple Hill., his daughter Linda (Larry) Wise of North Apollo., two sons Robert (Ellen) Riggle of Myrtle Beach,SC and Thomas (Annette) Riggle of Parks Township along with seven grandchilden and fifteen greatgrandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Richard Riggle. Due to current heath concerns all services were private. Interment was in the Riverview Cemetery, Apollo. Arrangements have been entrusted to the DUNMIRE - KERR & ROWE FUNERAL HOME, INC. 244 Franklin Avenue, Vandergrift.
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