Mr. Charles Nathaniel Griggs, Sr., 97 of Ripley, passed away on July 15, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Griggs, the widower of Mrs. Betty Jacques Griggs, was a United States Army Veteran that served during World War II, was the owner of Charles Griggs Building Materials, Inc., and was a member of the Ashport Baptist Church.
Mr. Griggs is survived by his grandchildren, Terry Griggs, Tonya Cutlip Watson, Charles Nathaniel Griggs, III "Trey", and Marcy Cutlip Ray; his great-grandchildren, Ricky Tucker, Forrest Blake Tucker (Marti), Collin Brent Tucker, Matthew Charles Cutlip Moore, Elisabeth Renae Ray, Charles Nathaniel Griggs, IV "Nathan", Courtney Griggs, and Katie Griggs; fifteen great-great-grandchildren; his brothers, Billy Griggs and Joe Griggs; his sister, Ann Griggs; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends; and Tiger the home cat. Mr. Griggs was preceded in death by his children, Charles Nathaniel Griggs, Jr. "Sonny" and Lynda Griggs Croisant: his parents, Oscar and Avannah Breeding Griggs; and his sister, Wanda Griggs Williams.
Visitation for Mr. Griggs will be held on Monday, July 19, from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at the Ashport Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 11:00. Interment will take place in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked for memorials to be made to the Ashport Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.
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