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Leo James Griggs
September 21, 1966-April 6, 2021
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Surround by his loving family, Leo James Griggs, 54, entered into rest on April 6, 2021 in Manteca, CA. He was born to the late Phillip and Carmen Griggs on September 21, 1966 in Stockton, CA.  He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Jowell Griggs.
   Mr. Griggs is survived by his children, Andrew Griggs (Veronica), Alexis Griggs and Aarron Griggs, siblings, Brian Griggs, Dari Masuda, Camila Griggs, Melissa Ramirez and Robert Griggs.
   Leo grew up in Stockton attending St. Mary’s High School where he played basketball all four years, and graduated in 1984. Throughout the years, Leo worked for various companies as a sales representative in the steel industry for over 24 years. He was a basketball enthusiast, he loved all levels, youth, high school, college and professional. He was a dedicated 2 year basketball coach for the Sierra High Timberwolves JV and Varsity boys teams. While not on the court coaching, Leo could be found refereeing volleyball and basketball all over the central valley in both the high school and college levels. Leo will be remembered as a passionate basketball coach, a devoted father and a loyal friend. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
   P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Griggs family. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 3 p.m. to
7 p.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca. A prayer service will be held (with limited seating) on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 10 a.m. also held at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel. He will be laid to rest with his beloved wife at San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery.
For those will can not attend, Leo’s services will be streamed live at click tributes, click on Leo Griggs, then click the link provided. There you can also sign his online tribute page.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Saturday, April 10, 2021