BURLINGTON - Mr. Fred S. Griggs, 72, of Burlington, N.C., passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at home after a long and courageous battle with strokes and dementia.
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Fred was a loving husband, father and honorably discharged U.S. Navy Veteran and proud of his service. He was an avid Duke Blue Devil fan.
He will be missed by his wife of 44 years, Mildred Griggs; son, Donald (Ellen) of Gastonia, N.C.; daughter, Nancy (Wayne) of Bessemer City, N.C.; son, Anthony (Michelle) of Mebane, N.C.; three grandchildren, Austin (Mandy) Carswell of Lincolnton, N.C., Stacey (Robert) Peterson of Gaffney, S.C. and Heather Griggs of Mebane, N.C.; two great-grandsons, Skylar Carswell and Lucas Nathaniel Peterson (due May 2012).
Many loving thanks to great neighbors who have been like family, Carl, Bonnie, Carla and Brandon Pearson.
Many thanks to Janet Hitchens, Ellen Gaffney, Joanna Kelley of Hospice for their wonderful caring of our family during this time.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance – Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, N.C. 27215.
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. is serving the family.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, 2011