Grover entered the U.S. Army in 30 Sep 1946 and served over in Japan with the 118th. He was injured and was honorably discharged in 30 Aug 1947. Grover had the rank of Private.
He was born on 30 Dec 1928 in Ellis County, Texas. He attended Rosemont High School in Fort Worth.
Junior and his wife Clara were killed instantly in a car crash when a drunk driver came across the median and struck them head on doing over 100. Junior and Clara were leaving church to celebrate their wedding anniversary.
Grover Wilburn Griggs Jr. Euless, Texas died Monday. Survived by son, Robert Michael Griggs, Euless; brother Rodney Griggs, Euless; 3 sisters, Nancy Sue Griggs, Debra Ann Griggs, Cathy Lyn Griggs, all of Louisiana; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Griggs Sr. of Louisiana; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Griggs, Red Oak, Texas.
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