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Edward Eugene Griggs

Obituary Date: Friday, June 30, 2017

Edward Eugene Griggs, age 69, of Tiger, GA, passed away on June 30, 2017. He was the son of the late Lester Lee Griggs and Francis Chrestine Stewart Griggs Spivey.


Eddie was known for his love of people and was a friendly person who never met a stranger. He worked for thirty years for the Dekalb Transportation Department as an Operation Signal Supervisor before his retirement, as well as working on the electrical wiring on other various projects. He loved his family, and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time hunting, fishing and gardening. He would spend his spare time listening to 1950’s music, or whittling wood.


In addition to his parents, one brother, Wayne Griggs and One sister, Linda Spivey Rigsby, preceded him in death.


His survivors include his wife, Jane Griggs, of Tiger, GA; two daughters, Cindy Griggs Adams (Chris), of Dahlonega, GA; Shannon Griggs Pickard (Will), of Chickamauga, GA; three brothers, Larry Griggs, of Cumming, GA, Chris Griggs, of Andalusia, AL, Jeff Spivey, of Andalusia, AL; five grandchildren, Jessica Pickard, Nathaniel Pickard, Molly Pickard, Savannah Adams, Belle Adams.


The family will receive friends on Sunday July 2, 2017 from 2 – 6 pm at the Beck Funeral Home in Clayton, Georgia.


A funeral service will be held on Monday July 3, 2017 at 12:00 pm in the chapel of the Beck Funeral Home.


Interment will follow at the Rocky Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Tiger, GA.


The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Edwards honor to the Rocky Grove Baptist Church 6900 Bridge Creek Road Tiger, GA  30576.


Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

Funeral Date
07/03/2017 at 12:00PM
Funeral Home
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South , Clayton 30525