Carlos Andrew Rigdon


Carlos Andrew Rigdon, 54, of Knightstown, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. He was born April 4, 1956, in Vanceburg, Ky., the son of the late John Andrew and Dora (Grayson) Rigdon.

He graduated from Knightstown High School and was employed at Avery Dennison in Greenfield. He had previously been employed at Smurfit Stone Container in Carthage. It was his wish to help others through organ donation. He enjoyed working on cars and motorcycles, riding motorcycles, camping and spending time with his family and pets.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Beth Rigdon of Knightstown; two daughters, Molly Rigdon and Shawna Rigdon, both of Knightstown; one brother, Bill (Sue) Purden of Ocala, Fla.; brother-in-law, Steve (Margie) Bridges of Knightstown; sister-in-law, Susie (Devin) Keefer of Knightstown; uncle, Jim Grayson of Tollesboro, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Bennett in 2009; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lowell & JoAnn Bridges, both in 2009; brother-in-law, Ron Bridges; and an infant brother.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, Knightstown Chapel. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at the funeral home, with Pastor Ken Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Beth Rigdon for an Educational Fund for their daughters or the American Heart Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.

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