Robert Larry Griggs, Sr.July 11, 1938 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 79)
Mr. Robert “Pedro” Larry Griggs, Sr., husband of Jacquelyn “Jackie” Smith Griggs passed away, Monday, December 18, 2017, after an illness. He was 79 years old.
Born July 11, 1938 he was a son of the late Levoid Monroe and Georgia Pate Griggs and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Mr. Robert was a member of the Air Force National Guard Reserves. He was previously employed as a Plant Superintendent with Becker Sand & Gravel and later as a Plant Manager with Canal Woods in Bennettsville. He was the founder of the S.C. Racking Horse Breeders Association and was a licensed commissioner for the association. He rode horses and won many ribbons & trophies. He was the owner & operator of Blue Ribbon Stables. He loved animals, especially his farm animals.
He is survived by his wife listed above; son, Robert Larry Griggs, Jr. (Dawn) of Bennettsville; daughters, Amy Elizabeth Richardson of Laurinburg, NC, and Carol Ann Odom (Lee) of Bennettsville, SC; brother, Sterlie Griggs of Cheraw; grandchildren, Will Griggs, Josh Griggs, Nathan Richardson, and Michael Odom.
He was proceeded in death by his parents listed above; son, Michael Dwayne Pearce; and granddaughter Shannan Nicole Frazier.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Christ United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Wade Everett. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Bennettsville. A visitation will be held from 2-3 pm at the church just prior to the service.
Memorials are suggested to CUMC, PO Box 75, Bennettsville, SC 29512 and Hospice of South Carolina, 1039 Cheraw Highway, Bennettsville SC 29512.
On-line condolences maybe made at www.bfhbennettsville.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Griggs family.