Local man dies after jumping from bridge
Trevin James Rigby, 21, of Bridge City passed away on Friday, Dec. 7.
Rigby was found by authorities after jumping of the Memorial Bridge on Tuesday. A call was made to the Sheriff’s department at approximately 8:30 a.m. Rigby did not land in the river but landed in the swampy area underneath the bridge. Justice of the Peace Robert Morgan pronounced Rigby be dead at the scene and an investigation is underway.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Dec. 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Clayton Thompson
in Groves. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10 at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home with Msgr. Bennie Patillo officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens.
He was born July 18, 1989, to Karen (Judice) Rigby Eddingston and William James Rigby in Nederland, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from Nederland High School in 2008. Trevin was employed at Triangle Industries for the last couple of years.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, A. J. Judice, Jr. and his grandmother, Ginger Rigby.
Trevin is survived by his mother and stepfather, Karen and Mark Eddingston of Nederland, Texas, his father, James Rigby of Bridge City, Texas, his brother, Blake Rigby of Nederland, Texas and his stepsister, Elizabeth Eddingston of College Station, Texas, his grandmothers, Lois Judice of Bridge City, Texas, and June Eddingston of Beaumont, Texas, his grandfather, Bill Rigby of Bridge City, Texas, along with numerous aunts and uncles, and a host of cousins and friends who will miss him dearly.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Migraine Research Foundation at email@example.com in memory of Trevin.