OBITUARY

Alvis William "Bill" Grigsby

September 23, 1925November 27, 2012

Alvis William “Bill” Grigsby was the son of Steven and Reta Grigsby of Davenport, OK. He was born Sept. 24, 1925 and went to be with the Lord on Tues., Nov. 27, 2012 at OK Heart Hospital. Bill graduated from Davenport high school, joined the US Navy and served 4 years during WWII. Bill married Mary Mitchell in 1947 and continued his education at UCO in Edmond, and OU in Norman. Bill was a jr. and senior high school teacher and “coach” in Clinton, Wynnewood, and Blackwell, OK and taught in Rockville, MD until retiring. He and his family returned to Edmond in 1990. Bill served as a deacon at First Baptist Church in Edmond and pres. of the resident council at Quail Ridge Assist. Living, where he resided until his death. Bill is survived by his daughter, Maurita Kate Payne and husband, Rex of Guthrie; son, Steven Grigsby of Edmond; grandchildren, Thomas Payne and wife Joanie of Moore, OK, Krista Brash and husband Paul and Tiffany Grigsby and fiancé’ Chris Carrol of Edmond; great grandchildren, Logan Payne, Hunter and Dakota Brash, Avery Payne, Riley and Presley Brash; brother, Richard Grigsby and wife Patricia of Moore; sister, Martha Hale and husband Curtis of Edmond; and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; his 2nd wife, Bernice “Lucy” Grigsby of OKC, and a host of close friends. Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Mitchell Grigsby and his parents. A formal visitation will be Friday, Nov. 30 from 7-9pm at Baggerley Funeral Home. Services will be 10:00 am, Saturday, Dec. 1 at First Baptist Church of Edmond with Pastor Jerry Miller presiding and interment following at Memorial Park Cemetery. “Great, you will be missed.”

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 1, 2012
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Alvis William "Bill" Grigsby

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Rita Schultz

December 1, 2012

Grigsby Family:

Bill was so sweet of a man to all that he met. I only knew him for a couple of years but he always had a smile on his face and he would always tell me to come back any time I could.

From your friend at the lake.

Walsie May McLaughlin

December 1, 2012

What wonderful memories we have in Wynnewood of Coach and Mary. He was such a wonderful leader for our young men and an example for all of us. Blessings to you all. Love from the Larry May Family. P. S. I hope he and Daddy are watching the Savages move on to the State Championship Game. I can only imagine the fun they will have.

December 1, 2012

Dear Maurita and Steve my prayers and thoughts are with you I remember your parents with love and the times with you and Steve.MaMaw Lindsey was my mother. And you called my uncle George. She loved you parents like her own. Mary (Lindsey) Colson

Charlie Kramer

November 30, 2012

To The Grigsby Family:

We will always cherish the "Memory Maker" experiences we shared with Bill & Mary and we miss them greatly. Our world is darker but Heaven is definitely brighter today because of their presence there. God Bless You.

Margaret Ann & Charlie Kramer
Edmond, Ok

November 30, 2012

Prayers with family.
Don Sprueill
He was my Coach in Blackwell in 1965

November 30, 2012

Dear Lucy, I love you and am praying for you and the family. Bill was a wonderful Godly man and we are all blessed to have known him. What a gentle and loving spirit he had and genuine love for our Lord. He will be missed. Love, Debbie and Dennis

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