GRETNA, Va. James Edward Rigney, age 76, of Gretna, died on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at his residence. Born on October 6, 1942, in the Callands area of Pittsylvania County, he was a son of the late Randolphie Croffie "Randy" Rigney and Nannie Adkins Rigney. He was predeceased by a brother, Rodney Rigney and a sister, Betty Neal. Mr. Rigney retired from Dupont after 37 years of service. He loved playing golf and spending time with his friends at Cedars Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Rigney of the residence; one daughter, Lolita Janey of Martinsville; one stepson, Josh Kitchens and wife, Mary Margaret, of Gretna; one sister, Peggy R. Crisp of Gentry, Ark.; three grandchildren, Drake Shockley, Ethan Kitchens, and Ava Kitchens; two great-grandchildren, Layla Shockley, Drago Shockley. A Celebration of Life will take place at Cedars Country Club beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019. Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna, is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.colbertmoran.com.
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