James Thomas Riggles, 82, died Tuesday, Oct.16, 2018, at Fidalgo Skilled Nursing Facility, Anacortes, Wash.

He was born Feb. 15, 1936, to Jessie J. Riggle and Willie (Reynolds) Riggle. He was a 1953 graduate of high school at Elmore City, Okla.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Following his Navy career, he worked at Boeing in Everett, Wash. until his retirement in 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Georgina ‘Gina’ (Miller); three brothers, Floyd, Sam, and Gerald; and a sister, Sandy Metha Ilson.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Russell City Cemetery with military honors by Russell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6240.

Family will greet guests the day of the service.

Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, is in charge of services.