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Robert C. "Bob" RIGGLE

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Robert "Bob" C. RIGGLE, DVM Died February 22, 2011 at the age of 67. Bob was born in Seattle on September 7, 1943. Bob's many friends and family love and miss him. Father of Paul Riggle and Amy Shamah (and her husband CB Shamah); grandfather of Lukas and Calla Shamah; brother of Jim Riggle and Laurie Dressler. He was preceded in death by parents Robert and Jean Riggle. Bob is a graduate of Lincoln High School Class of 1961. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis. He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He practiced as an equine veterinarian from the Sammamish Plateau for 20 years, later practicing veterinary medicine in various capacities in Washington State, most recently as a relief veterinarian for the City of Seattle. Throughout his life his diverse interests included horseback riding, playing music, airplane piloting, polo, sailing and travel. Bob's thoughtful and deliberate approach to life and his compassionate and humble nature will be missed by friends and family. He will be remembered for his adventurous spirit and the joy he found in life. Remembrances can be made to Operation Nightwatch or the Seattle Animal Shelter. There will be a viewing Monday, March 7th from 9am to 3pm at Wiggen & Sons. 2003 NW 57th St. Seattle, WA 98107. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, March 7th at 3:00 p.m. at the Corinthian Yacht Club. 7755 Seaview Ave NW, Pier V Seattle 98117. Please visit Bob's obituary and guest book online at wiggenandsons.com.
Published in The Seattle Times from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2011
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