Griggs, Horace Edward "Ed"

August 11, 1931 - March 25, 2016

Horace Edward Griggs (Ed) was born on August 11, 1931 in Texhoma, Oklahoma to the late Arthur Franklin Griggs and Marcia Violetta (Gregory) Griggs.  He was married to Ouida Jo (Hutchins) Griggs for 58 years.  He began his rejoicing in heaven on Friday, March 25, 2016.

He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Jennie Lou and Olan Gooch of Sanger; and sister, Donna Jean Hardy of Sanger; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Jo and Scott Johnson, of Plano; including nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother-in-law, Harold Hardy of Sanger; and nephew, James Gooch of Wichita, Kansas.

He will be laid to rest at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 1, 2016 at Dallas Ft. Worth National Cemetery.

http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/dallasftworth.asp

A memorial service celebrating Ed’s life will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016 at The Heights Baptist Church located at 201 W. Renner Road, Richardson, Texas  75080 with Rev. Gary Singleton and Rev. Darrell Grice officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214-306-6700

17 replies on “Griggs, Horace Edward "Ed"”

Bethel Reynolds says:

Such a beautiful story of his life. I know you are sad but also at peace because you know you will see him again.

John L. Barnes III says:

It was a great sense of loss when we learned of Ed’s passing. May it comfort the family to know so many people care and are thinking of you and your family at this time. What started over 25 years ago as a business relationship grew into a kindred friendship. It was a privilege to have known Ed. I can see Ed & Ouida Jo holding hands in Heaven. Remember that “Those that live in our hearts never die.”

John DeLuca says:

Lisa, I truly am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was a great friend, coworker and golfing buddy. I used to stay in touch via email. I really liked your Dad, he was a good man!

Bill Kowalski says:

Ed, enjoyed our many years together with “the cabin” and will miss your wisdom and advice. Help those angels as you have us.

Dick says:

One of the finest man I’ve known and, although I know where he is, I’ll really miss him.

Harold McDaniel says:

My condolences to Eds family. We’ve lost a great guy and friend. We will miss him. Mary and my prayers are with the family.

Polly Landrum says:

Home with Jesus and Ouida. Ed and Ouida are two of the sweetest people to have walked this earth. Love them both

John Deluca says:

Lisa, may God Bless your Dad!

Jerry C. Durbin says:

My heartfelt regrets and sympathy to all of Ed’s family at the time of this loss. Lisa Jo, I regret that previous commitments did not allow my attendance. Jerry

Don Haas says:

“If there is a Pool Hall in Heaven I know Ed has found it.”

I will always remember Ed as a good friend and feel fortunate to have known him for a short time.

Paul Ridgway says:

We want to express our condolences on the passing of our friend Ed. We know that he was ready to be with the Lord. Though we had not known him for many years, we appreciated his support and encouragement in our ministry. God bless and comfort all of you.

Clinton Hysmith says:

Lisa, its impossible to express in words how much I enjoyed Ed’s friendship. Ed was a true Christian man, that never strayed from his believe. He was a great help to me when I was trying to teach Sunday School. I will miss him very much. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Domenic Tolotta says:

Ed was a great boss and one of the most honest and honorable human beings I have ever met. I will truly miss him.

Rose and Bill Sutherland says:

Ed will be missed!

Our condolences to you Lisa and your family.

GOD BLESS, Rose & Bill

Bill Gibson says:

Lisa, my condolences Ed was a great coworker and working with him was also uplifting.

Caroyn Spilllers says:

My sincere sympathy to the family. I know you will miss him very much but be a peace that he is with ones he loved.

Kelly Slosar Brown says:

I have such wonderful memories of both your sweet parents Lisa. Truly sorry for your loss. I know your dad is reunited with your mom now. May God bless you and your family.
Sincerely, Kelly

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