David Grigg

Published 4:26 pm Thursday, March 21, 2013

David Thomas Grigg, 59, of Old Furnace Road, Chesnee, SC (Cherokee Springs Community) died Sunday March 17, 2013in Spartanburg Regional Medical 032213-Obit_GriggCenter, Spartanburg, S.C.

Born in Polk County, he was the son of the late Clarence C. Grigg. He was a l971 graduate of Polk Central High School and was employed with Home Depot for 13 years.  For many years David’s passion was auto racing, owning several stock cars and racing at several local tracks. A loving husband, father and brother, David will be remembered for his hearty laughs, quick replies and fun loving ways!

Surviving are: His wife of 17 years, Deidra “Dee” White Grigg; two sons, Nathan Grigg (Jessica) of Laurens, S.C. and Ryan Grigg of Boiling Springs, S.C.; two daughters, Dawn Grigg (Josh) of Inman, S.C. and Jolie Breaux (Chuck) of Madisonville, Louis. and six grandchildren: Tyler Grigg, Alex, Tony and Sammy Breaux, Kara Grace Poteat and Halissa Dill. Two brothers, C. E. “Gene” Grigg (Peggy) and Dennis Grigg (Gena), both of Cherokee Springs, S.C.; seven sisters, Joyce Morrow (Bill) of Rutherfordton, N.C., Martha Thompson (Don) of West Salem, Ohio, Faye Howell of Inman, S.C., Kaye Warner of Rutherfordton, N.C., Louella Kuykendall (Ralph) and Sandra Culbreth (John), both of Landrum, S.C. and Darlene McFarland (F. K.) of Tryon. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marshall Sherrill Grigg, who died in 2007.

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Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in the Eastside Baptist Church, Spartanburg, S.C. with Rev. Mike Royal and Rev. Gary Lockee officiating.

Family received friends just prior to the service from Tuesday in Eastside Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Gibbs Cancer Center, 101 E. Wood St. Spartanburg, S.C. 29303.

An on-line guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com