11/13/06 - NNHS Newsletter -
Barry Rigney

Barry W. Rigney
(d. 11 Nov 2006)

Newport News High School

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   There is even more sad news tonight.  One of our younger alumni has passed away.

  From Dee Hodges Bartram ('66) of VA - 11/13/06 - "Notice for Barry W. Rigney":


Barry is a graduate of NNHS. His brother, Garland, is a friend of mine and was in the class of 1967. I grew up with Garland, Barry and Doug downtown Newport News. Doug died in a car accident a few years ago and Barry has been ill for a while now.


Barry W. Rigney

HAMPTON - Barry W. Rigney, 55, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006. A native of Newport News, Mr. Rigney had been a resident of the Peninsula all of his life. Survivors include his mother, Rita K. Rigney of Hampton; a brother, Garland B. Rigney Jr. of Hampton; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will be at the home of Garland Rigney Jr., 1209 Chesapeake Ave., Hampton. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Daily Press on 11/13/2006.
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Rita and Garland,

I am so sorry for your loss. Barry is at complete peace now and hanging with his dad and brother Doug.
Don Thompson (Kaiserslautern, Germany) - November 13, 2006
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Rita and Garland,

Please accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of Barry and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time. I'll always remember his cute smile and his curly blonde hair.
Faye Houk (Hampton, VA ) - November 13, 2006
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My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow. I went to Newport News High School.

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Kathy Cooper (Newport News, VA ) - November 14, 2006
Garland, I am sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. I lost my brother, Ray NNHS '55, a couple of years ago and there are no words to fill the void that is left ... but good memories will keep them with us.
Jim Dossett (Punta Gorda, FL ) - November 14, 2006
Garland, you and your family have my deepest sympathy.
Mark Hutcherson (Richmond, VA ) - November 15, 2006
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Garland and Family,
I knew Barry some years ago. He has found peace. My Deepest Sympathy to you and your family.
Linda L. Lane NNHS Class of 64 (Williamsburg, VA ) - November 15, 2006

   I am so sorry to hear this, Dee.  Thank you for telling us.

   Our deepest sympathies are extended to Garland and the entire Rigney family at this time.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!

                          Love to all, Carol


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Carol Buckley Harty
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Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305

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