Dustin M. Riggs
02/13/1980 - 10/31/2017

Dustin M. Riggs, 37, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Born February 13, 1980 in Hanover, he was the son of John B. Riggs Jr. of Hanover and Kimberley A. (Gross) Bence and husband Tom of Lebanon.  Dustin was a 1998 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown.  Surviving in addition to his parents are three siblings; Daniel Riggs and wife Jenna of Middletown, David Riggs of Pittsburgh and Courtney Riggs and companion Alex of Hanover, a son Henry, maternal grandfather; Ronald Gross of Hanover and maternal grandmother; Clara Riggs of Hanover, two nephews; Owen and Abel Riggs and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, November 3, 2107 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with Rev. Lawrence J. McNeil officiating. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Hanover.  Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in memory of Dustin may be made to TrueNorth Wellness Services, Crisis Intervention Unit, 625 W. Elm Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331 or your local suicide prevention organization.



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Posted at:11/04/2017 7:07 am
Anna Maria Placanica - amplacanica@yahoo.com
Kim, I cannot begin to imagine what you and your family are going through. I have kept you all close in my prayers and my heart. I pray that the Lord continues reign on you thru internal strength. My deepest condolences,

Posted at:11/03/2017 11:11 am
Michael,Brenda.Justin,Kirk Hoffacker - miraho@comcast.net
Kim, John, Danny,and Courtney No words can truly express how sorry we are for your loss. From an early age the kids grew together and had positive impacts on all our lives. Please move forward and make him proud of the people you are and the lives you effect. Bless you all The Hoffackers

Posted at:11/03/2017 6:06 am
Dave and Pam Sneeringer - davenpam87@gmail.com
John, Kim and family, We are so sorry for your loss and you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dave and Pam Sneeringer

Posted at:11/02/2017 10:10 pm
Tom and Rose Aumen - Micahc6v8@hotmail.com
Unexpected deaths like Dusty's leave a void filled with sadness, lost love, lost companionship, and memories of happier times. As your hearts ache for Dusty, hold onto the precious memories that brought you joy, that enabled you to speak about his life with pride, that brought forth the love that easily flowed. Faith, and trust in the mercy of God will comfort you in the days and weeks ahead. God knows your pain, He hurts for you, and He walks beside you now as He always has. Our love and prayers for you all.

Posted at:11/02/2017 8:08 pm
Jacob Hoffman - jacobhoffman7@hotmail.com
Had the privilege of being a classmate of Dustin's for 13 years. All around great guy, God bless. Prayers & condolences to all his family & friends.

Posted at:11/02/2017 5:05 pm
David Giordano - djg6854@uncw.edu
Daniel Riggs was my wrestling coach when I was in High School. If Dustin was anything like his brother, the world lost a truly good person. I am so sorry for my high school coach and his family.

Posted at:11/02/2017 4:04 pm
Michelle Mills - michlmills@hotmail.com
Clara, I am so very sorry for the loss of your grandson. You are a beautiful person and do not deserve the pain associated with this horrible loss of youthful life. Although I did not know Dustin, I am sure he was a loving young man given the devotion you have for your family. My prayers are with your family my dear friend. Sincerely, Michelle Mills (Park Ave neighbor)

Posted at:11/02/2017 1:01 pm
Elyse Miller - elymill@comcast.net
Kim, John and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Dustin. I remember times when he was younger and the fun we had. May you find peace that he is in a better place.

Posted at:11/02/2017 10:10 am
Paul Oakes - geminiredblue@yahoo.com


Posted at:11/02/2017 11:11 am
Josh schutte - Schuttejoahua@gmail.com
My condolences to the Riggs family. Dustin was a beloved friend and my heart is with you.

Posted at:11/02/2017 11:11 am
Cindy Testerman - crtboy09@gmail.com
So Sorry to Hear about Your Son. Just know that You and Your Family are in Our Thoughts and Prayers.

Posted at:11/02/2017 12:12 pm
Jackie Lawrence - jls562010@live.com
I am so sorry and send condolences to family, friends, and all who knew him. Sending Love and Prayers to all.

Posted at:11/02/2017 7:07 am
Beth McMaster - bmcm1257@gmail.com
My deepest and most sincere sympathies to all of you. Memories of Dusty growing up and family times together are like yesterday. May laughter and smiles of those times sustain you through this most difficult time. Eternal rest grant unto him oh Lord and let perpetual life shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen. Beth

Posted at:11/02/2017 7:07 am
Beth McMaster - bmcm1257@gmail.com
My deepest and most sincere sympathies to all of you. Memories of Dusty growing up and family times together are like yesterday. May laughter and smiles of those times sustain you through this most difficult time. Eternal rest grant unto him oh Lord and let perpetual ligt shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen. Beth

Posted at:11/02/2017 5:05 am
Ginger Newbold - Ginger.newbold@gmail.com
I am so very sorry to hear about Dustin's death. I pray the Lord will sustain you as you grieve. Hold on to the good memories as they will bring smiles to your faces in later years. My brother died in 1970, and I have very few memories of him. The ones I do have bring me comfort and peace. God's peace to the family.

Posted at:11/02/2017 6:06 am
Joan Stummer - jstummer@hotmail.com
Rod and I were saddened by the news. We remember Dustin fondly. God bless, Dustin, his family and those who loved him.. you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted at:11/01/2017 4:04 pm
Alan -Vicki Little - doclittle222@icloud.com
John and Family Our deepest and sincere condolences for the loss of your son. Thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow and pain.

Posted at:11/01/2017 4:04 pm
Julie and Doug Kuhn - irish1212@verizon.net
Our sincerest condolences to the Riggs family.

Posted at:11/01/2017 5:05 pm
Kathi Krichten - kakrichten1@comcast.ney
I am so sorry for your liss. May he Rest In Peace and may eternal light shine upon him

Posted at:11/01/2017 5:05 pm
Dan Powers - danp1957@comcast.net
My heart aches for you and your family Kim at this unimaginable tragedy. My condolences and my prayers I offer you.

Posted at:11/01/2017 6:06 pm
sara a rudolph - sararudo@yahoo.com
No words can bring you enough comfort...but you are all in my thoughts and prayers. So many great and wonderful memories of Dusty,

Posted at:11/01/2017 6:06 pm
Linda Kent - linda.kent@alleghenycounty.us
My Friend, I am so sorry for your loss and I will say a prayer for you and your family that God comforts your hearts and give you peace during this difficult time. There are no words that can ease the pain, just know you are surrounded by love and the prayers of your friends.

Posted at:11/01/2017 7:07 pm
Kam Hankey Zech - Kam88jaret@gmail.com
Johnny, My heart goes out to you. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your son. My God bless you during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers!

Posted at:11/01/2017 7:07 pm
terry haynes - thaynes184@comcast.net
Tom and Kim, you have my deepest symphathy. May Dustin rest in peace.

Posted at:11/01/2017 7:07 pm
Jacqueline Dewberry - Jdewdrop@yahoo.com
David We are so sorry to hear of you and your family's loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during your time of grief and bereavement. Clyde and Jacqueline Dewberry

Posted at:11/01/2017 9:09 pm
Dori Jarvis - rathrbboatn@hotmail.com
Thoughts and prayers to you Kim & your family. There are no words that can ease your pain. May you find comfort in our Lord & in His words. God Bless Everyone.

Posted at:11/01/2017 10:10 pm
Mick Orndorff - mick.c.orndorff@gsk.com
Thoughts and prayers to the family in your time of need. Dustin was a great kid to coach.

Posted at:11/01/2017 10:10 pm
Robin Horston Spencer - Messagecarriers50@gmail.com
David you and your family have my deepest confidences. May you brother Rest In Peace and may God give you all the comfort needed to endure the sting of this loss.

Posted at:11/02/2017 12:12 am
Noelle and Kern Alexander - Mckenzie.noelle@gmail.com
Our heart is so heavy for you and our family. We can't imagine what you are going through, but we pray that Dustin now rest in peace. We love you and please know we are holding you extra close in our hearts.

Posted at:11/01/2017 4:04 pm
Andy Brady - andy92@hmwdres.org
May God comfort you in this time if sadness. You are in my prayers.

Posted at:11/01/2017 3:03 pm
Karan and Ron Kimmel - ksuehiking@gmail.com
Our prayers and love are with you. May God bless and comfort all of you.

Posted at:11/01/2017 3:03 pm
Heather & Angelo Card - mamacard3@gmail.com
Courtney and family, We are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Please know that we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Angelo and Heather Card

Posted at:11/01/2017 1:01 pm
Gayle Rinehart - gylbryrinehart@yahoo.com
Johnny, We are so very sorry for your loss. Cannot imagine the pain you are going through at this time. Ours hearts go out to you and all the family. You are in our prayers. Love, Barry & Gayle

 
 
 
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