Robert Dewayne Griggs, 62 Died November 21, 2015


Robert Dewayne Griggs, 62, of Athens went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services celebrating Robert’s life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery in Terrell. Visitation will be held two hours prior to service.
Serving as Pallbearers Johnny Frosch, Billy Frosch, Billy Foster, Richard Beeson, Chris Smith and Brian Rowe.
Robert was born and raised in Terrell, Texas. The son of Murline Jacobs Griggs and the late Robert Euclid Griggs Jr. Robert married the love of his life Darlene Swanner on March 17, 1983. He worked hard, loved car racing and watching wrestling with his daughter Amber. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents and many aunts and uncles. Robert was a very talented guitar player and spent lots of time playing with friends and in bands. He enjoyed everything in life. He has been very ill for a couple of years. He fought a long hard battle and is now at peace.
He is loved and will be missed by his wife Darlene Griggs of Athens; daughters Amber Griggs of Athens; Deliesha Cooper of Boulder, Colorado; mother Murline Griggs of Martins Mill; sisters Teresa Belcher and husband Porter of Mabank; Brenda Lamar and husband Richard Beeson of Martins Mill; grandson Liam Cooper; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

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