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John Wills Griggs, Jr.

d. August 15, 2015

John Wills Griggs, Jr.

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North Myrtle Beach, SC

John Wills Griggs, Jr, age 67, of North Myrtle Beach passed away August 15, 2015. John was born May 16, 1948 a son of the late John Wills Sr. and Verna Matheson Griggs. Mr. Griggs is survived by his wife, Karen Stone Griggs, his brother Carson Matheson Griggs(Tony), and two sons, John III and Benjamin; daughter-in-law, former Sylvia Potter; and two grandsons, Potter and McCravy (Mac).

John recently retired from State Farm Insurance in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Griggs garnered many State Farm awards during his career, which began in 1987, including President's Club, Chairman’s Council, and Golden Triangle. He was a member of the Little River Chamber of Commerce & served as a past Board Chairman. John was a member of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce & served on the Chamber Foundation Board. He served also on the Design Review Board & the Insurance Board at Tidewater Plantation. John was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach. He was a retired LTC of the U. S. Army Reserve.

Visitation will be held at the Tidewater Plantation Amenity Center, North Myrtle Beach, Tuesday, Aug 18 from 6-9pm.

There will also be visitation at Faith Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall in Cheraw SC, Wednesday, Aug 19 at 1pm.

Funeral services will follow at 2 pm.

Burial with military honors will follow at Old St. David’s Cemetery, Cheraw, SC.

Memorials may be made to Old St. David’s Cemetery Association, PO Box 1196, Cheraw, SC 29520.

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