Jay Rigdon

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jay Rigdon, 53, of Corning, Ark., passed away May 23, 2018, at St. Bernardís Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

Jay was retired from L. A. Darling in Corning. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and camping.

On Jan. 3, 2009, he married Sheila Clem and she survives.

Other survivors include his children, Matt (Shelby) Rigdon, Tiffany Whitman, Whitney (Trent) Edwards, and Justin (Karla) Whitman all of Corning; a sister, Rhonda (Terry) Phillips of Piggott, Ark.; his grandchildren, Riley, Katelyn, Jolie, Carter and Tucker; a nephew, Tray (Tara) Rigdon of Piggott; and his great-niece and nephew, Lexi and Hunter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J. V. and Janice (Robinson) Rigdon, and a brother, Ronnie Rigdon.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, May 25, at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bruce McGrew and Johnny Bradshaw officiating. Burial will be in Post Oak Cemetery, McDougal, Ark.

Online condolences: www.ermertfuneralhome.com