Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Ray Robert Griggs


01/06/1935 - 07/08/2018


Ray Robert Griggs age 83 of Marble, NC went home to be with the Lord on July 8, 2018.

Ray was born in Cherokee County, NC to the late Earnest Griggs and Beulah Garrett Griggs. He retired from the DOT as a truck driver. Ray enjoyed the wagon train. He loved to fish and hunt. Ray was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his four sisters; Melba Jordan, Mary Lou Stanley, Shirley Griggs and Linda Griggs.

Ray is survived by his three sisters, Brenda Stiles, Gereldine Griggs and Gertrude Griggs.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews, NC. Pastor Harold Stiles and Rev. Jerry Tatham will officiate. Burial will be in the Moss Cemetery in Marble, NC. Pallbearers will be Adam Powell, Aaron Powell, Kyle Cunningham, Stevie Pendergrass, Glen Stanley, Gary Stanley, Ryan Cunningham, Bruce Luther, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 12:00-2:00 at the Townson-Rose Chapel in Andrews, NC.

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Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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