John "Jack" Ord Griggs Jr.

April 21, 2015

John "Jack" Ord Griggs Jr., (BS Elec Egr '57) of Mineral, Va., died April 12 at the Spotsylvania Regional Hospital. He was 85.

He was a graduate of Kellogg High School and Michigan State University, earning a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1957. He was a U. S. Army veteran and was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

He enjoyed camping, judging many high school science fairs in Vienna, and boating at Lake Anna.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Harriette Skidmore Griggs; son Brian "Jeff" Griggs and his wife, Ruth of Woodbridge; sister Marguerite "Peggy" Falkenstein of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren Jenny and John Griggs; and many
nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was April 21 at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, with private burial.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of one's choice.

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