Harold Lee Griggs
Harold Lee Griggs
  • December 18, 1939 - August 17, 2016
  • Virginia

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Harold Lee Griggs Jr., 76, of Spring, Texas and formally of Martinsville passed away on August 17, 2016. Mr. Griggs was born in Patrick Springs Va. on December 18, 1939 to the late Harold Lee Griggs, Sr. and Janie Turner Griggs.

He is survived by his wife, Malvina Osborne Griggs; son, Randall Lee Griggs of Franklin, Tenn.; daughter-in-law Elizabeth Griggs; his sister, Nancy Hudson of Ridgeway; grandchildren, Landre and Rien Griggs; also several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Griggs served in the United States Army during the early years of the Vietnam Conflict and upon discharge, in August 1965 he went to work as a Sales Manager for the Baltimore, Maryland based Globemaster Tool Company working out of Martinsville, VA. Harold continued to excel in his work and was promoted to the National Sales Manager in 1971 and the family moved to Baltimore, Maryland. Over the next 7 years, Harold built Globemaster Tools into a nationally known brand leading to his promotion in 1978 to Vice President of Sales and Operations for a Houston, Texas company Trophy Products, Inc., a subsidiary of Globemaster tools. Over the next 25 years, Harold built Trophy Products into a National leader in its industry and after a 38-year successful career, Harold retired from Trophy Products in January 2003.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Community Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Thurman officiating. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Community Funeral Home.