5 year old Greene County boy who was fighting cancer passes away

5 year old Greene County boy who was fighting cancer passes away

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GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Funeral services were held Wednesday for a 5 year old Greene County boy who inspired his community in his fight against cancer.

Doctors diagnosed Asvir Rigney with brain and spinal cord cancer when he was two years old.

News channel 11 featured Asvir in December when he got a special surprise from Santa Clause.

You can find that story here: http://www.wjhl.com/story/24293705/santa-claus-pays-visit-to-5-year-old-fighting-cancer

He passed away Sunday February 2, 2014.    

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