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Rayford "Ray" Thomas Rigney
October 26, 1947 ~ September 14, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Rayford Thomas Rigney, fondly known as Ray by his family and friends, was born in Manchester, TN, to the late Charles Calvin and Lizzie Williams Rigney, on October 26, 1947. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Ray enjoyed football, basketball, golfing, and spending time on the lake.
In addition to his parents, Ray is preceded in death by five brothers, Orvill, Doyle, Charles, Jr., Max Wayne “John”, and Kenneth Joe Rigney. He is survived by his loving wife, Debi Coppinger Rigney; daughter, Tracey Lee Trail; grandson, Kyle Thomas Glascoe; brother, William “Bill” Rigney; sister, Jewell Dean Rigney; several nieces, nephews, and extended family members, and a host of friends.
Funeral services for Ray will be conducted on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at 3 PM in the chapel of Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Gardens of Memory cemetery in McMinnville, TN. Visitation with the family will be held from 12 Noon until time of service on Sunday. Ray passed away on Thursday, September 14 at his home after an extended illness.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rigney family.