Dr. Micky Ray Riggs passed away unexpectedly Dec. 26, 2008, at his home in Seattle, Wash. Dr. Riggs was born June 5, 1955, to Raymon and Frankie Riggs in Dallas.

He is survived by his daughters, Emma and Justine Riggs of Seattle; and his sister, PeggySue Eddins of DeSoto.

Dr. Riggs attended Avalon High School, Navarro Jr. College, Stephen F. Austin University, the University of Southern California and Yale School of Medicine.

A celebration of Dr. Riggs’ life will be held at the home of his sister, Lynn Eddins, 145 Hillside Lane, DeSoto from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.