SANTA FE—

Mr. Roy Gerald Grigg, Sr., passed from this life Wednesday morning, October 11, 2017, at Clear Lake Regional Hospital.

Born December 9, 1941 in Alvin, Mr. Grigg had been a lifelong resident of Santa Fe. Roy proudly served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard for 8 years, including operation deepfreeze to Antarctica and received several medals. He was a caring man who enjoyed oil painting, carving, drawing and exploring.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rayman and Janie (Moore) Grigg; brothers, Jackie R. Grigg, Camill Grigg, Lou Grigg, Guy H. Grigg; sisters, Joy Jones, Martha Wills.

Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Doris Grigg; sons, Donald Wayne Grigg and wife, Debbie, Roy Gerald Grigg, Jr., Jimmy Lee Grigg and wife, Jeanette, Mark Edward Grigg; daughters-in-law, Matilda Grigg, Debbie Norman, Heather Grigg; brothers, John W. Grigg, Michael P. Grigg, Benjamin A. Grigg; sister, Ann Maddox; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 2 on the way; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-laws and sisters-in-laws.

A celebration of Roy’s life will start at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017, at his residence, 5639 Highland Road, Santa Fe, Texas. A private cremation was conducted under the care of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, Texas.

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