10 Jul 1961 - 01 Feb 2021
10 Jul 1961 - 01 Feb 2021
Peacefully surrounded by his family at Te Rangimarie Hospice on Monday 1 February 2021, aged 59 years.
Most dearly loved husband of Linda, fun loving Dad of Casie and Blair, Samantha, Madeline and Kane, and the late Rachael, cherished Grandad of Max, and Jordan. Loved son of Bob and the late Peggy and brother of David, Denise, Gary and Kaye.
In preference to flowers, please consider a donation to Taranaki Hospice which may be left at the service. Messages for the Pigott family may be left on Richard’s tribute page eagars.co.nz/richard.
A service to celebrate Richard’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Saturday 6 February 2021 at 11.00am, a private cremation will be held. For those unable to attend, the service will be live streamed on his tribute page.
Dear Linda, So very very sorry for your loss of Richard, sending my deepest sympathies to you & your girls. Hugs & Aroha Megan ❤️⭕️❌Megan Aberdein ( 06 Feb 2021 )
So sad to read today that Richard has passed too young, a huge loss to all. A dedicated family man and great mate to many.
We had some awesome times back in the day.
Thinking of all family and friends as you send him off today.
Sending my love from Oz best I can. Wish I was there.
💕Tony Hines - QLD Oz.
so sorry to hear off your loss.
Richard was lovely and very funny bloke...
lots of fond memories of you Both.
Condolences to you and His family ...kind regards
"Mit jedem Menschen stirbt Unwiederbringliches"
We will never forget the time with him. We are very sad and think of you all.
Anke & Trudi
I'm so very sorry to hear that Richard has passed away, I will always remember our times at Urenui when we were younger and staying with Nana and Grandad ont 66 6th Avenue. Richard made the fish to go on the wall. What an amazing husband and Dad he has been. Full of fun and interested in so many things. I cannot imagine what you must be going through Linda, Casey, Sam and Maddy. Lots of love to you all, ShelleyShelley Pigott ( 06 Feb 2021 )
Just to let you know I am thinking of you all .You have kindly included me in many happy and some sad family ocassions, sorry I can't be there with you today. Such a short time to prepare for Richard' s death, my heart goes out to you all. Love Claire.Claire ( 06 Feb 2021 )
Linda, Cassie, Samantha and Madeline. Sending my Condolences to you all. I have fond memories of your family and Richard when visiting. Thinking of you all. xx KimKim ( 06 Feb 2021 )
Our friend our Brother
What great times we had. Never a dull moment when when you were in our presence Richard. Words cannot describe our feeling of loss. A good man, husband father son Brother and friend to so many people in so many ways. You will never be forgotten you will always be missed.
Thank you for being part of our life.
Love and thoughts always.
Wayne Kaz Shaun Ayden Codee Jordy.
In deep sorrow. But every memory of him make us smile. Thank you Richard. Heike und BerndBernd Hachmeister ( 06 Feb 2021 )
I spent a lot of time on shift with Richard and enjoyed every minute of it ,hard to believe the world doesnt have him anymore. Cant begin to imagine how heartbroken the family is to have lost this man.Graham Holmes ( 05 Feb 2021 )
So sorry to hear of your loss of your beloved husband. Thinking of you Linda and family, 59 years is way too young to lose a loved one. Condolences.
Our love and thoughts are with you all. We are so very sad not being with you now. Rest in peace, our dear friend Richard. Elke and Maik.Elke and Maik Schröter ( 04 Feb 2021 )
To Linda and Family,
My Mum today told me that Richard had died. I am so sorry to hear about your sad loss. I have such happy memories of playing together with Richard when we were children at the Piggott home of Auntie Majorie and Uncle Bill in Wallath Rd. Deborah Hedley-Joyce (Brisbane, Australia)
Linda, Cassie, Sam and Maddie. I am so very, very, sorry to hear of Richard's passing, and I can't begin to imagine the pain and loss you're feeling. My heartfelt thoughts are with all of you. Please sing out if you need anything, or if there is anything I can do to help - cooking, childcare, anything at all. My friend Erin asked me to pass on her condolences to you as well. And much love also to Jean, Graham and the Whittle family xxxxFiona Henry ( 03 Feb 2021 )
Our heartfelt condolences to you Linda, Casie, Samantha, Madeline and Family, so shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Richard. I hope the beautiful memories each of you hold close to your hearts keep you strong and help you through this incredibly difficult time - those can never be taken from you. Known for only a brief time but what wonderful memories we have that put an instant smile on your face of Richard - Our love and thoughts are with you all - may he RIPRosemary & Terry Woolley ( 03 Feb 2021 )
Heartbroken. Richy made life more entertaining for everyone that was ariund him. Thoughts and love are with you all through the tough times. Much love N&HNick and Hayley Rayner ( 03 Feb 2021 )
Linda and girls - I am so sad to read about the passing of your beloved Richard and dad. My sincere condolences and sympathy at such a sad time - will always remember his huge smile and contagious laugh. Much love to you all xxHeather Anderson ( 03 Feb 2021 )
Our Hearts go out to you Linda, Your girls & all of your whanau.
We will miss our mate Richy P.
A Beautiful Man, with a awesome personality, We will treasure our storys of good times & great memories with the legendary man.
We are so sorry for your loss.
Love Darryl & Dallas
Linda and family,
So glad we had the pleasure of knowing Richard for so long.
Richard was my friend and workmate for well over half our lives.
Many great memories to cherish. Some legendary.
Our thoughts are with you all as you progress through this difficult journey.
Warren & Lee
Linda, My thoughts are with you and your family, so sorry to hear about Richard passing.
I have great memories of Richard, the mountain biking and the weekends away.
A good friend and work mate that will be missed but never forgotten.
Big hugs to you and the girls and there families Linda, im sure Richard will be looking after you from above, rest in peace Richard, gone far to soon
Love Janet and Shona 💜
Surrounding you and your family with love and care. Know that many hands are holding you up as you face this challenge. Celebrate a wondeful life cut wat too short.Tracy Abel ( 03 Feb 2021 )
So sad to hear the news Linda. Although we never really knew Richard, he is family. Our condolences to you all, we would have loved to have eventually met you both again. Regards, Bob and Julie.Bob and Julie Fox ( 03 Feb 2021 )
Our heartfelt condolences to you Linda and your beautiful family. You are in our thoughts always. So many wonderful memories. lots of love, Julie, Gary, Isaac & Katie, Mitch and Talor. xxxxxxJulie Owen ( 02 Feb 2021 )
Thinking of you all at this sad,sad time Linda, sending you love,hugs and strength to get through the loss of Richard, your best friend,love of your life. May the wonderfull memories you have help to comfort you. Maureen&Michael xxxxMaureen & Michael Regan ( 02 Feb 2021 )
Sending our condolences to you and your family, Linda. My heart aches for you. Richard will always be remembered. BintangBintang ( 02 Feb 2021 )
Sending all our love to Linda and your family, it was an absolute pleasure meeting richard and his wicked sense of humor in Portugal. Lots of Love, Olivia, Daniel, Jeanette ans Joe xoOlivia Refalo ( 02 Feb 2021 )
Sending our love to you all at this sad time... lots of happy memories of our times together over the years... will be greatly missed... all our love Vic and Harry xxxVictoria Lewis ( 02 Feb 2021 )
I often remember the fantastic time, we had in Austria.
Expressing my condolences
please accept our sinere condolences .
a remarkable man in everyway.
sending love and prayers to you Linda. and your wonderful family.
love always. kay and Tim 🙏🏻♥️
Just to post a message of support to Casie and her extended family at this time....
My heart felt condolences to Linda and family, a wonderful soul taken too soon ❤Bryan Worthington ( 02 Feb 2021 )