Richard “Ricky” Dennis Griggs, 59, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Born in Chesterfield, SC, he was a son of Sterley Wiley and Stephena Ann Adams Griggs of Cheraw, SC. Ricky was a member of Cheraw First Baptist Church. An aviation enthusiast, he was also a member of the South Carolina Breakfast Club, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and Chairman of the Town of Cheraw Airport Commission. He was the owner of Tires Plus. Ricky was a lifetime member of Cheraw Rescue Squad and was a past Secretary/Treasurer. He was an EMT with the Chesterfield County Ambulance Service. He had been a dispatcher with the Cheraw Police Department.
He is survived by his parents listed above, his wife, Brenda Gail Griggs of Cheraw, SC, a brother, Kevin (Holly) Griggs of Columbia, SC, also nieces, Courtney Griggs of Columbia, SC, and Hannah (Nick) Mock of Greenville, SC.
The family will receive friends 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Friday, August 3, 2018 at Cheraw First Baptist Church (Family Life Center) Cheraw, SC.
A funeral service will be held 5:00 PM, Friday, August 3, 2018 at Cheraw First Baptist Church (Family Life Center) Cheraw, SC. Burial will be in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens, Cheraw, SC.
Memorials to McLeod Hospice Foundation, 711 Chesterfield Hwy., Cheraw, SC 29520 Or Cheraw Rescue Squad, PO Box 28, Cheraw, SC 29520