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William Lawrence "Billy" Riggleman

William Lawrence “Billy” Riggleman, 62, of Moorefield, WV died Thursday, September 24, 2020, at his residence.

Born November 17, 1957, in Romney, WV, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Katherine (Beckwith) Riggleman. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Janet.

Billy was a truck loader at Pilgrim’s Pride where he loved going to work. He was a hard worker and loved working with horses. He was also a die hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

He is survived by three sons, William Hesler, Dallas, TX; Brandon Iwanki and wife, Tika, Waldorf, MD; William Riggleman, Jr. and wife, Sherese, Manteca, CA; two daughters, Janie Alston and husband, Larry, Utah, AL; Angie McGee, Tampa, FL; three brothers, David Riggleman and wife, Connie, Boynton Beach, FL; Jose Ortiz and wife, Tammy, Ahoskie, NC; Paul Ortiz, Wellington, FL; four sisters, Martha Riggleman and husband, Dwight, Moorefield; Dorothy Stills, West Palm Beach, FL; Susan Riggleman, West Palm Beach, FL; Margarita Ortiz, Richmond, VA; one uncle, David Beckwith and wife, Sharon, Keyser, WV; twelve grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family would also like to thank Roy Fields for his loving and compassionate caregiving of his Uncle Billy.

A funeral service will be held at Elmore Funeral Home on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 12:00 noon with minister Christopher Taylor officiating in the absence of Pastor Henderson Wheeler, Jr. Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorial donations can be made to the family c/o Martha Riggleman, 208 Valley Terrace, Moorefield, WV 26836.

Arrangements are under the direction of Elmore Funeral Home.