EAST PALESTINE — Kenneth W. Riggle, 85, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Feb. 20, 2020 at Masternick Memorial Health Center in New Middletown.
He was born Jan. 18, 1935 in New Brighton, Pa., son of the late James and Helen Lambert Riggle.
He attended Beaver, Pa. High School. He was employed at Westinghouse, then later at Conrail (Norfolk Southern) as a Communications Engineer prior to his retirement.
He was a Lutheran by faith, and a US Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Rhodes Riggle; son, Robert (Patty) Riggle of Beaver Falls; daughter, Debby (Bill) Kroll of Sterritt Island, Fla., Marci (Randy) Morris of Lisbon; step son, Edward (Alyssa) Young of Green Acres, Fla.; step daughter, Cynthia Knight of Beaver Falls; step sister, Patricia Goodwin of New Hampshire; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 4-6 p.m. at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine, followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m.. A private interment will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery at a later date.