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Richard Andrew ‘Andy’ Riggins II, Facilities employee – September 2, 2021

Clemson University Facilities employee, Andy Riggins, 57, of Six Mile died September 2, 2021.

Riggins had more than 20 years of service at Clemson, most recently working a variety of projects in Facilities that placed him in contact with a significant number of employees campus wide. Riggins spent his first years at Clemson in Student Affairs serving in a variety of roles within the University Union and Student Center where his supervision of students led to long lasting relationships with former undergraduate students. Riggins’ service in Student Affairs was so notable that for more than a decade an outstanding student employee has been recognized with the  ‘Andy Riggins Whatever It Takes Award.’

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, in the Liberty Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends Sunday, Sept. 5, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the mortuary. Burial will be private. 

A livestream of the service will be available by visiting Andy Riggins’s full obituary posted online.

Liberty Mortuary is located at 30 S. Palmetto St., Liberty, SC 29657 (map).

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has many resources to support employees during this time. Counseling services, through the EAP provider Deer Oaks, are available 24/7 by calling 1-866-327-2400.