Larry D. Riggs
Larry D. Riggs, Meadville (Vernon Twp.) passed away unexpectedly of natural causes early Thursday evening, January 23, 2020 at the UPMC - Hamot, Erie. He was 68.
Larry was born in Corsica, PA on August 29, 1951 a son of the late Lewis and Ruth (Aikins) Riggs. Larry had been formerly employed by Lord, Corporation, Saegertown prior to his becoming disabled. He was a member of Vernon Central Station 23 and Cochranton Station 4 and Trout Unlimited.
Larry enjoyed the out doors whether it be camping, hunting or fishing. He would often return to the Youngsville area to visit with his friends and enjoyed many trips to Benzette to view and appreciate the elk over the years. He enjoyed keeping active and was a sports enthusiast watching anything sports related on TV.
He survived by a brother Thomas and several nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Gwenda Goughnour and Roberta Ruth Haslett.
Respecting the wishes of Larry, no services will be held. Following cremation he will be laid to rest next to his parents at the Youngsville Cemetery.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy., Sheakleyville. Memories and condolences may be shared online at
Published on January 27, 2020


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Dan Craven
Jan 28, 2020
With deepest sympathy
I will miss our short and informative discussions
Larry, you were a good friend
Rest in peace
Teresa Markwood
Jan 28, 2020
Deepest sympathies. I always enjoyed our conversations. Larry was a great person, enjoyed his stories and opinions. Always so very kind and generous, a gentlemen. Miss you Larry!
Jan Fox
Jan 28, 2020
Will miss him greatly. He had a good heart and was always there to talk when you needed a friend. I hope he is on a beautiful stream, catching some big old trout. ❤️💔❤️
Diane Cusick
Jan 28, 2020
So sad to hear , truly was a very nice man!! You will be missed!
Bobby Jo Bickford
Jan 28, 2020
So sad to hear the passing of Larry, what a shock. He will be missed.
Enjoyed talking with Larry, and listening to his stories. God bless 🙏🏼
Patricia Marin
Jan 28, 2020
Larry was a wonderful friend to many. His loss will be felt by many, especially his friends at both fire dept’s club rooms. His passing was truly a shock. To his family and close friends, you have my deepest sympathy.
David Oliver
Jan 27, 2020
A true friend and golf partner for many years. Larry will be remembered fondly by myself and many others.