Terry Dennis Rigby

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Terry Dennis Rigby, 60, of Oak Grove, Fla., passed away on February 10, 2020, in Pensacola, Fla.

He was born in Columbia, S.C. on March 28, 1959. He attended Auburn University. He was a retired fleet maintenance supervisor for Escambia County Solid Waste with over 32 years of service.

In 2018, he was honored by the Escambia County Commission for his long career. He served as a volunteer for the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department; next month would have made 40 years and served as chief from 1988-1989. In 2012, he was named officer of the year, and was honored for his decades of service to the department.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Doris Tichi Rigby.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sherri Clauss Rigby of Oak Grove; two children, Chad Rigby of Oak Grove and Kristi Rigby Hughes of Orlando, Fla.; two grandsons, Devin and Dakota Hughes; one brother, Russell Young of South Carolina; and numerous family and friends.

Funeral services will be held this Friday, February 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Flannigan officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Escambia County Fire and Rescue Honor Guard.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

Visitation will be held tomorrow, Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.