Chester Norman Grigsby – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Chester Norman Grigsby, age 89, of Florence, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012 at his residence after an extended illness. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 4, 12:00 Noon-2:00 P.M. at Spry~Williams Funeral Home, Florence. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Michael Cole officiating. Interment will be at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Allen Hanvey, Wes, Jason & Joe Hamilton, Jeff & Joel Lockley and Matt Grigsby. Honorary Pallbearers will be John Pennington, Derek Stracener, Roe “Red” Mansell, Greg Walker and “Big” Ed Kelly. Mr. Grigsby was a member of Weeden Heights United Methodist Church, was an avid Ham Operator most of his life and was retired from Reynolds Metals Company. He was a decorated U.S. Army Veteran having served in World War II. After retirement, he enjoyed building blue bird houses. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burney & Emma Coats Grigsby; sisters, Ruby Lehde, Muriel Burks & Jean Hardin; brother, Wayne “Picker” Grigsby; grandsons, Michael Hanvey & Jerome Grigsby. Survivors include: Wife of 66 years: Christine Rhodes Grigsby Children: Brenda Hanvey Sandra Hamilton (Wesley) Connie Posey (Rickey) David Grigsby (Vicki) Nine Grandchildren Sixteen Great Grandchildren

Service at 2:00 PM at Spry~Williams Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

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