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Edwin H. Griggs

August 15, 1933 — November 3, 2023

Wallace

Edwin H. Griggs

 

Wallace, SC

Mr. Edwin H. Griggs, 90, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023.  Born in Marlboro County, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Julia Leviner Griggs. Edwin served in the US Army as a gunner. He worked for the Pet Milk Company, owned Crossroad Grocery, and L&G Auto along with a junkyard. Edwin was also the owner of a rental property business. Edwin enjoyed watching NASCAR every Sunday afternoon and pulling for the Carolina Panthers during football season. In his earlier years, he loved going to the races in Rockingham, Darlington, and Charlotte. On Friday nights, he could be found in Timmonsville watching his son and son-in-law racing at Florence Motor Speedway. Many people would say that Edwin was unapproachable, but if you really knew him you know he was a gentle giant. He would help anyone in need and not think twice about it. Most of all, Edwin loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

 

In addition to his parents, Edwin was preceded in death by his wife, Grace White Griggs; sons, Edwin Chris Griggs, Duncan Chapman; daughters, Deanna D. Miles, Judy D. Clark; grandchild, Brad Lovin; his former wife, Rose C. Griggs and 4 brothers and 7 sisters.

 

Edwin is survived by his daughters, Tracy G. Miller (Jimbo) of Wallace, SC, Cheryl Lovin of Hamlet, NC, Sue C. Wester of Ocean Isle, NC, DeeGee C. English of Rosman, NC, Charlene C. Lyon (Ronald) of Houston, TX; grandchildren, Jimmy Miller (Chelsea), Trace Miller, Alicia Miles, Chasity Miles, Bryan Lovin (Erica), Ginger Griggs, Chrissy Griggs (Ross); great-grandchildren, Chapin, Jersey, Madison, Liley, Clayton, Ella, Karleigh, Sarah, Emma, Drew, Kenny, Ryder, Kinsley, Hunter, Levi, Solomon, Makenzie, Layla, Zach, Brenna; great great-grandchildren, Chris and Andrew; and many nieces and nephews.  

 

The Griggs family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Farhan Maqsood and staff at Palmetto Family Medicine and Nephrology, the staff at McLeod Health Cheraw and McLeod Hospice.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016-5337.

 

The family will receive friends from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at Kiser Funeral Home, Cheraw, SC and at other times at the home, 3165 Grants Mill Road, Wallace, SC 29596.

A funeral service will follow at 2:00pm on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at Kiser Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Wallace, SC.

 

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7

 

Kiser Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the Griggs family during their time of grief.

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