Claud Rigney

Rigney ClaudClaud B. Rigney, 89, of Franklin, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016.

He was born Nov. 20, 1926 in Liberty, Kentucky. Claud was a veteran of the U.S. Army and later retired from Reifers Furniture Store.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Holmes Ginn Rigney; daughters, Brenda (John) Holmes and Pam Helkema; son, Randall (Debbie) Rigney; son-in-law, Larry Helkema; Martha’s children, Richard, Mark, Michael Holmes, Jae Lynn Riedeman and Brent Holmes; grandchildren, Bryan Marsh, Jennifer Almeida, Lauri Ann Kritzer and Patti Rzeszut; great-grandchildren, Angie Parnell, Nikota Webster, Sierra and Tristan Stegemoller; and great-great-grandchildren, Dwayne, Cain, Emma, Devin, and Teagan.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris June Rigney; and his second wife, Rachel Rigney.

A service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Franklin United Methodist Community, Wright Chapel, 1070 W. Jefferson St. in Franklin.

Friends can call from 1 p.m. until service time Friday.

Claud will be laid to rest in Washington Park East Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to New Life Baptist Church, 751 S. Nineveh Rd., Franklin, IN 46131, the Franklin United Methodist Community, or the church of your choice.

Arrangements were entrusted to Simplicity Funeral & Cremation Care in Franklin.