Chad Earl Riggins, 37, of Fishers, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at home. He was born on March 12, 1974 in Peoria, Illinois.
Chad was a bagger at the Marsh Supermarket on 96th Street in Fishers. He was a Special Olympics athlete, winning a silver medal in the 1988 International event for Speed Skating. He was a member of Best Buddies Indiana, FAHL & IYHA. He was the team manager for the Brebeuf High School Hockey team and the Hoosier Wings Travel Hockey team. He was also a member of the Adam Hollis Foundation.
He is survived by his father, David E. Riggins; his mother, Pamela J. Riggins; brother, Brad (Jessica) Riggins; sister, Tammy (Kevin) Wente; and five nephews, Corbin Riggins, Kaden Riggins, Brett Stotts, Scott Wente & Christian Wente.
Services will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist Catholic Church, 10350 Glaser Way, in Fishers, with Father Phil Bowers officiating. Visitation will be Friday, January 27, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road in Fishers. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.
In honor of Chad, and at the request of his nephews, the family invites you to wear a hockey jersey to the services. Everyone is invited to a celebration of Chad’s life, following the burial, at the Fishers Forum Skating Rink. Memorial donations may be made to the Wayne Gretzky Foundation, 245 King George Road - Suite 302, Brantford, Ontario, N3R 7N7.