American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell Boulevard, St Louis, MO 63108
John Richard Rigdon, age 70, of Festus, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at his residence. Born on October 18, 1941, in Desoto, MO to the late John Walter and Elberta (Pinkston) Rigdon. He is survived by his loving wife: Barbara (McMahan) Rigdon of Festus, sister: Diana Rigdon of Arnold, MO, beloved pets: Patches and Scamp, brother and sister in laws, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of many friends.
Mr. Rigdon was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a former corrections officer at Farmington Correctional Center and a former high school history teacher at Dubourg High School in St Louis. He enjoyed reading, history, sightseeing, traveling and telling stories.
Father Bob Rosebrough to officiate service.