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Lelon “Buddy” Griggs, Jr.

by Minden Press-Herald

Graveside Services will be held for Mr. Lelon “Buddy” Griggs, Jr., age 72, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Choudrant, LA, on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Steve Beard, officiating. Visitation will be at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 405 E. 5th St, Homer, LA, on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m.

Buddy was born in Arcadia, LA, on March 16, 1950, to Thelma Miller and Lelon Griggs, Sr. He entered into rest on Sunday, January 8, 2023, in Homer, LA. Buddy worked at Homer National Bank and later became a rural mail carrier for the Minden Post Office. He was a life-long fan for both the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees. 

Buddy was preceded in death by his parents. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Sandra Coates Griggs; two sons, Andrew Miller Griggs and wife Katrina of Blanchard, LA and Corey Marshall and wife Caitlyn of Denison, Tx; two daughters, Miriam Elizabeth Griggs of Doyline, LA and Paige Tabor and husband Russell of Stonewall, LA; a sister, Alice McKinney and husband Scooter of Little Rock, AR; ten grandchildren, Gavin Griggs, Cheyenne Griggs, A.J. Griggs, Lathan Tabor, Landon Tabor, Lawson Tabor, Shayana Griggs, Malyana Griggs, Baker Marshall, and Briar Marshall; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Buddy’s family would like to express their gratitude to Regional Hospice, Dr. Scott Haynes, Dr. Mark Haynes and their staffs for their care and compassion.

In lieu of flowers honoring Buddy, his family suggests memorials be made to Alzheimer’s Association or donor’s choice.

Rose-Neath Funeral Home

Homer Chapel (318) 927-6110


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