Sandra Noel Lynch Riggan, age 73, of Roanoke Rapids, passed away Monday, March 12,2018, at UNC Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC.
Born February 11,1945, she was the daughter of the late Iven Lynch and Beulah Salmon Lynch. Sandra was known by many people when she worked as car hop for Community Drive In and later was employed at J.P. Stevens Company. She was a member of Rosemary United Methodist Church and was active in Church work. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels
Sandra was among the first women in North Carolina to receive the Silver Beaver Award presented by the Boy Scouts of America for her dedicated service to the Cub Scouts.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Richard Clifton “Cliff” Riggan, Jr.; three sons, Richard Riggan, III and wife, Wendy, of Roanoke Rapids, David Riggan and wife, Susan, of Littleton, NC, Eric Riggan and wife, Miranda, of Gasburg, VA; 4 grandchildren, Jordy, Aaron, Michael, and Evan; 3 step grandchildren, Amber, Bill, and Jamie; 2 great grandchildren, Cameron and Addison; 10 step great grandchildren, Jonathan Jr., Allison, Jocelyn, Gracie, Blake Daisy, Hunter, Connor, Caleb, and Noah; best friends Brenda Porter, Brenda and Tracy Spain.
Sandra was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother; she enjoyed every moment with family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, March 16, 2018, at Rosemary United Methodist Church with Rev. Steve McElroy officiating. Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral Home Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 7:00 until 8:30.