Luvon Udiois Griggs, 64, of Columbus, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. A funeral service will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Saturday, October 26, 2019 beginning at 3:00 PM with Pastor Ed Kvietkus and Pastor Danny Street officiating. The interment will conclude at Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, October 25, 2019 at Vance Brooks Funeral Home from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
Luvon was born on December 28, 1954 in Columbus, GA to the late Vernon and Betsy Griggs. He was employed at Field Crest Mills as a Loom Fixer retiring after 30 years of dedicated service. Afterwards, he worked at White Brothers Automotive in the delivery department. Luvon was a well-liked and influential man who spent his life helping others. He served as President of the Union for Mill Workers where he wholeheartedly supported his fellow co-workers.
When it came to college football, Luvon made it very clear that he was a huge Alabama fan. Besides watching the games, he also enjoyed golfing with his family and friends. This wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and brother will be greatly missed but will always hold a very special place in the hearts of each member of the family he loved so very much.
Other than his parents, Luvon is preceded in death by his brothers, Ricky Griggs and Larry Griggs.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 44 years, Shirlene Griggs; daughters: Crystal Griggs and Candace Griggs, both of Columbus, GA; son, Johnny Griggs of Columbus, GA; sister, Glenda Wright of Opelika, AL; brother, Vernon O. Griggs, Jr (Earlene) of Cataula, GA; grandchildren: Ricky Luvon George, Mickayla George, Brittney Griggs, and Johnny Williamson.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Rose Hill Baptist Church, 2100 Hamilton Rd, Columbus, GA 31904.
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