Obituary of Bobby Riggs

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Bobby Riggs

Robert Larimore Riggs (born February 25, 1918 in Los Angeles, California) was a tennis player who was best known for being the World No. 1 tennis amateur in 1939 and World No. 1 pro tennis player in 1946 and 1947. Bobby died on October 25, 1995 and his death was because of prostate cancer. He died at age 77.

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Bobby Riggs Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Riggs, Bobby
    • Common Name: Bobby Riggs
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
    • Birth Date: February 25, 1918
    • Age: 77 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Bob
    • Occupation: Tennis Player
    • Active Years: 1933-1962
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Black (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bobby's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Robert Larimore Riggs
    • Father: Gideon Wright Riggs
    • Mother: Agnes Riggs
    • Brother(s):
      • John Riggs
      • Luke Riggs
    • Sister(s):
      • Mary Lee Riggs
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Catherine Fischer (married 1939-divorced 1951)
      • Priscilla Wheelan (married 1952-divorced 1971)
      • Priscilla Wheelan (married 1991-1995, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Larry Riggs
      • John Riggs
      • William Riggs
      • Robert Riggs Jr.
      • Jimmy Riggs
      • Lawrence Riggs
    • Daughter(s):
      • Dorothy Riggs

Death Notice:

  • Date: October 25 1995 at age 77
  • Place: Encinitas, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

Category Tags:

Tennis PlayerAmerican Born on February 25th Born in 1918 Born in California Died in 1995 Died at age 77 Died from Prostate cancer

Quotable Quotes:

"Bobby Riggs was a legendary tennis player known for his charisma, skill, and love for the game, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire generations. (V)"

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