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Brocton Griggs, 83, Union County

 

HENDERSON, KY - Brocton Griggs, 83, Union County, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Deaconess Hospital.

He was born and grew up in Union County.

Brocton served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War as a member of the 17th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Division. He earned a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky and was an avid UK football fan. He spent his working life as a civil engineer and land surveyor. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist faith and a humble servant to all.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Daniel Griggs and David Griggs; two sisters, Mary Virginia Tombs and Mildred Buchanan; and four brothers, Bill Griggs, John Griggs, Jerry Griggs and David Griggs.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mary Lee Boyle Griggs; two daughters, Barbara Griepenstroh and her husband, Bill, and Catherine Martin and her husband, Tony; two sons, Mark Griggs and his wife, Sheila, and Stephen Griggs; five grandchildren, Brittany Griggs, Amanda Denham and her husband, Joseph, Mackenzie Griepenstroh, Thea Epps and Tara Hoffman; and great-grandchild, Josie Denham.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Alexander West Chapel in Evansville. The Rev. David Nunning will officiate.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Deaconess Hospice Care, 701 Garfield Ave., Evansville, IN 47710, or the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

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