He was born on July 2nd, 1948 in Hihat, Kentucky to the late C.W. Sr. and Gladys Miller Riggs.
Mike was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Jean Cox-Riggs; and five siblings, Clifford Riggs, Creston Riggs, Lucella Riggs, Mary Hodges, and Marbella Aubrey.
He is survived by his brothers, Charles W. Riggs, Jr. of Louisville, Alford Riggs of Lawrenceburg, Larry Riggs of London, Johnny Riggs and Earl Riggs, both of Hodgenville, Carlie Riggs of Columbia, and J.T. Riggs of Danville, IL; three sisters, Patricia Riggs of Lebanon, Mary Hood of Willisburg, and Lillis McKeehan of Frankfort; two grandchildren, Theresa and J.T. Cox both of Campbellsville; one great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rabbeth of Campbellsville; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 18th, at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home where viewing will begin at 12:00 p.m. prior to the service.
At Michael's request, cremation will follow.