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James "Buddy" Griggs

December 8, 1947September 3, 2021
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James "Buddy" Griggs 73 of Hot Springs, AR passed away on Friday September 3, 2021 in a Little Rock hospital. He was born on December 8, 1947 in Texarkana, AR. Mr. Griggs was a veteran of the U S Navy and a member of Oil City United Pentecostal Church in Oil City, LA.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Azelle Griggs, sisters, Rose Marie Griggs and Mary Ann Hargrove.

Survivors included his wife Theresa Griggs of Hot Springs, AR; two sons and daughter-in-law, James Wallace Griggs, III of Texarkana, TX and Clint and Heather Griggs of Hot Springs, AR; daughter and son-in-law, Chastity Griggs-Price and husband Eric of Urbandale, IA; four brothers and sister-in-laws, Kenneth Griggs of Texarkana, TX, Leo and Linda Griggs of Dallas, TX, Arthur Griggs of Bivins, TX and Tracy Griggs of Sherwood, AR; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Larry Hollis of Atlanta, TX and Suzanne and Leslie Terry of Bivins, TX; 13 grandchildren, James Wallace Griggs, IV, Nicholas Glenn Griggs, James Tyler Griggs, Caiden Griggs, Jackson Price, Sophia Price, Lynnie Griggs, Clint William Griggs, JR., Journie Griggs, Blaine Price, Ashton Price, Brooks Price, Greyson Price and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2pm Wednesday September 8, 2021 at Oil City United Pentecostal Church, 701 LA 1 in Oil City, LA with Rev. James Kent Rhoads officiating; Burial will be in O'Farrell Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown.

Family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday at the church.

Memorials donations can be sent to Oil City United Pentecostal Church, 701 LA 1, Oil City, LA.

Online tributes can be sent to www.eastfuneralhomes.com.

All flowers for Mr. Griggs should be deliver to East Funeral Home at 602 Olive St, Texarkana, TX by 10am Wednesday or to Oil City United Pentecostal Church at 701 LA 1, Oil City by 12 noon.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kenneth Griggs
  • Leo Griggs
  • Arthur Griggs
  • Tracy Griggs
  • Leslie Terry

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

Memories

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Tom Hadley

September 8, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Buddy’s passing, I have known Buddy for many years, we hunted together and had good times, he was the best carpenter I have ever known ! He was my friend and I will forever miss him. Rest In Peace my friend and condolences to his family,!!!

Chastity Griggs Price

September 7, 2021

My daddy was the best of the best! He was my hero and I only hope that one day my boys can look back at me with the same adoration and love that I have for my daddy❤️ I will forever be his “pretty brown eyed girl!”

John Carver

September 6, 2021

I saw buddy often during the thirty years I delivered trusses to him. I thought a lot of him he was a fine man. My condolences to the family

James Griggs

September 5, 2021

We will never forget all the good times that my brother and I got to spend with loving Dad…Hero!He will forever be in our hearts.

Donald Brazile

September 5, 2021

To Buddy's Family members,

How many years have flown, yet how many memories remain.

May God keep watch over all of you during this time of grief.
And may He give his angels charge over your hurting hearts.

May God touch and bless each one of you!
Donald Brazile

Alex Shaw

September 4, 2021

Sorry to here what happened

Suzanne Terry

September 4, 2021

Never forget the fun we had fishing for crappie at Sulphur River in the lil rented river boat. Love you Buddy.❤️

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Biography

James "Buddy" Griggs 73 of Hot Springs, AR passed away on Friday September 3, 2021 in a Little Rock hospital. He was born on December 8, 1947 in Texarkana, AR. Mr. Griggs was a veteran of the U S Navy and a member of Oil City United Pentecostal Church in Oil City, LA.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Azelle Griggs, sisters, Rose Marie Griggs and Mary Ann Hargrove.

Survivors included his wife Theresa Griggs of Hot Springs, AR; two sons and daughter-in-law, James Wallace Griggs, III of Texarkana, TX and Clint and Heather Griggs of Hot Springs, AR; daughter and son-in-law, Chastity Griggs-Price and husband Eric of Urbandale, IA; four brothers and sister-in-laws, Kenneth Griggs of Texarkana, TX, Leo and Linda Griggs of Dallas, TX, Arthur Griggs of Bivins, TX and Tracy Griggs of Sherwood, AR; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Larry Hollis of Atlanta, TX and Suzanne and Leslie of Bivins, TX; 13 grandchildren, James Wallace Griggs, IV, Nicholas Glenn Griggs, James Tyler Griggs, Caiden Griggs, Jackson Price, Sophia Price, Lynnie Griggs, Clint William Griggs, JR., Journie Griggs, Blaine Price, Ashton Price, Brooks Price, Greyson Price and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2pm Wednesday September 8, 2021 at Oil City United Pentecostal Church, 701 LA 1 in Oil City, LA with Rev. James Kent Rhoads officiating; Burial will be in O'Farrell Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home-Downtown.

Family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm on Wednesday at the church.

Memorials donations can be sent to Oil City United Pentecostal Church, 701 LA 1, Oil City, LA.

Online tributes can be sent to www.eastfuneralhomes.com.

All flowers for Mr. Griggs should be deliver to East Funeral Home at 602 Olive St, Texarkana, TX by 10am Wednesday or to Oil City United Pentecostal Church at 701 LA 1, Oil City by 12 noon.