Donald Ray Griggs

December 24, 1939 - January 11, 2024

Donald Ray Griggs, 84 of Pearisburg, VA departed this life January 11, 2024 in the care of Carilion GilesCommunity Hospital. Born in West Virginia on December 24, 1939, he is a son of the late WilliamWoodrow Griggs and Eva Gillespie Griggs.

Donald enjoyed watching his westerns, gardening, sitting on the porch, watching his favorite footballteam the New York Giants play; fishing; playing horseshoes; but his favorite thing to do was to spendtime with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will always be River and Ian’s Pappy.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Corenie Young Griggs; son, Johnny RayGriggs; brothers, Arthur, Lyle, Lonnie, Leon, and Roger Griggs; and sister, Sylvia Mustard.

Left to cherish his memories to their hearts are his three daughters, Lisa Tolbert (Joe) of Shawsville,Donna Griggs of Pearisburg, and Tammy Fletcher (Chris) of Pearisburg; daughter-in-law, Teresa Griggs; 7grandchildren; Stephanie Price (Joe), Jonathan Griggs, Christopher Lucas, Savannah Fletcher, ShaneFletcher, Brandon Griggs, and Tyler Rice; 4 great grandchildren that he cherished, Ian Price, AddisonLucas, River Quesenberry, Weston Griggs; brother, Daniel Griggs; sisters, Pat Stevers, Mary Johnson, andDrema Hamblin; brother-in-law, James Mustard; sister-in-law, Mary Helen Griggs; and companionSparky.

There will be a time of visitation where the family will receive friends on Monday, January 15, 2024 from5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted onTuesday, January 16, 2024 at 11:00 AM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Poffofficiating. Funeral services will conclude in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, VA. A guestbook isavailable to send condolences to the family by visiting The staff ofKendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Griggs family.