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Tim Joseph Riggs, Sr.

September 27, 1954 ~ June 13, 2019 (age 64)


Tim Riggs, Sr.

     SANTA FE - Mr. Tim Joseph Riggs, Sr. passed from this life Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Baytown.

     Born September 27, 1954 in Anahuac, TX, Tim had been a resident of Santa Fe since 1968, previously of Galveston. He had worked as a rigger/operator for Austin Industrial at the Lyondel/Basell plant since 1976 and was an avid fisherman and outdoors man.

     He was preceded in death by his son, Kendall Cole Riggs; parents, Emil H. Tilitzki, Sr. and Getsie Mae (Beall) Tilitzki; brothers, Robert M. Miller, Alan R. Riggs, Jerry Miller; parents-in-law, Edison and Dorothy Lee Pourchot; brother-in-law, Robbie Robinson and his nephew, Philip Stowe.

     Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 45 years, Faye (Pourchot) Riggs; son, Timmy Riggs, Jr. and wife, Sylvia; brother, Emil H. “Dee Dee” Tilitzki, Jr. and his wife, Carla; his grandson, Casey Lee Creel as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Brother Richard Pourchot officiating. In honor of Tim, please dress casual for the service.

     Honorary pallbearers will be Timmy Riggs, Jr., Emil “Dee Dee” Tilitzki, Jr., Jerry Miller, Alan Riggs, Jr., Phil Tilitzki, Eric Tilitzki, Derek Yarbrough, Daniel Perez, Jimmy Mayberry, Ronnie Eaton, Mac Merchant and Charlie Merchant.

     Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501.

     In lieu of the usual remembrances, please make memorials in the form of donations in Tim’s name to Camp Hope, a PTSD Foundation of America Outreach, 9724 Derrington, Houston, TX 77064.

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June 17, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Funeral Service
June 18, 2019

10:00 AM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563


Camp Hope
9724 Derrington, Houston TX 77064

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