Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

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.

In Other News...

Owensboro Traffic Advisory

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/14) — A contractor plans to restrict traffic to one lane on a section of Kentucky… Read More

Smith, Hamilton honored at Distinguished Alumni Reception

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/29/2014) – Family, friends and Daviess County Public Schools administrators joined with the… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 7025

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 5890

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 5615

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 5177

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4839

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 2831

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 26, 2014 2242

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson
August 27, 2014 1661

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 30, 2014 865

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 795

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 26, 2014 5615

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 4781

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 26, 2014 3116

City Hall, Transit, Sanitation Schedules…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 27, 2014 2560

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 2427

Happy Birthday to the Edge Ice Center

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 5890

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 5177

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4839

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 3695

Annual Everly Brothers Cruise In…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 3041

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06