Glenn Marion Griggs
Glenn Marion Griggs, 89, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at Mason General Hospital in Shelton, WA. He was born on July 1, 1922 to George and Edna B. (Bucher) Griggs in Shelton, WA. He married Lena Greiner in Ashford, WA.
Glenn served in the US Navy during WWII as a Ship Repair in the South Pacific. He had worked as a logger, welder and had been employed as a heavy equipment operator. Glenn built and operated one of the largest draglines in the world at the time. He enjoyed horses, trail riding and mechanic work. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Mt. Tahoma in Ashford, WA and was a charter member of Back Country Horseman in Mason County.
Glen was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lena Griggs in 1986; and two sisters, Georgie and Nancy.
He is survived by his significant other, Mary Richards of Shelton, WA; sons, Steve Griggs of Birchrun, MI, John Griggs of Lubbock, TX, George Griggs of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Debi Griggs Radke of Issaquah, WA, Barbara Griggs Elliott, Grapeview, WA; twin brothers, Bernard Griggs of Olympia, WA and Morris Griggs of Buckeye, AZ; ten grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations can be sent to Habitat for Humanity, 216 W. Cota, Street, Shelton, WA.
A memorial service will be held at Hope Chapel, 421, West “E” St., Shelton, WA on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 11:00 am. McComb Funeral Home is privileged to serve the family.