METROPOLIS, Ill. — Jerry Riegger, 65, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away peacefully and surrounded by family Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Jerry was born March 12, 1948, to Jesse and Bonnie Riegger in Lake Charles, La.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at First Church of God in Metropolis. Pastors Larry Welch and Everett Shaw will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Kenton Cemetery in Paducah.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Susan Bryan; daughter, Siany Grace Riegger; two sons, Preston Lee Riegger and Ryan King Riegger; and his lil’ grandson, Rylan Bloomquist.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his son, Chad Jones.
Jerry was a world renowned tattoo artist, machine builder, seminar lecturer, and mentor.
Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the funeral hour Saturday, July 20, 2013, at First Church of God.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.