George L. Rigler, Sr.

Published 12:19 pm Thursday, October 6, 2016

George L. Rigler, Sr., 92, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016. He was born on June 8, 1924, in Mission, to Oria Mae Boyer Rigler and Charles George Rigler.

George enjoyed farming and gardening. He served in the Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Boston as an Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class. George engaged in many battle in the Pacific theater. He retired from Texaco Chemical after twenty-eight years.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Ann Rigler of Port Neches; daughters, Patricia Ann Wilson and her husband, Thomas, of Temple and Mary Ann Bolton Cockrell and her husband, Keith, of Port Neches; sons, James Charles Rigler and his wife, Lisa Ann, of Bridge City and John Joseph Rigler of Mexia; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, George L. Rigler, Jr.

A Memorial Mass for Mr. Rigler will be held10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 8, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church 2006 Nall Street, Port Neches. His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions for Mr. Rigler may be made to Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, 2780 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77703.

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