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James M. Griggs

January 26, 2018

James M Griggs, age 27, of Norwalk, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 unexpectedly at his residence.

He was born August 31, 1990 and worked at Christie Lane Industries. He loved 80’s music, puzzles, trains and going for car rides. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. James showed the true meaning of unconditional Love to everyone he met.

He is survived by his grandmother, Shirleen (Dingey) Tinkham of Collins; siblings, Rob (Cali) Griggs of Sandusky, Tricia (Scott) Costanzo of Norwalk and Dan (Lucia) Griggs of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beloved service dog, Takoda; parents, Robert and Rebecca (Tinkham) Griggs, both on January 26, 2018; a grandfather, John Tinkham in 2006 and Robert Griggs Sr. in 2008; and his aunt, Kim Leimeister in 2014.

Friends my call on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk with Pastor Ann Marshall officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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James M Griggs, age 27, of Norwalk, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 unexpectedly at his residence.

He was born August 31, 1990 and worked at Christie Lane Industries. He loved 80’s music, puzzles, trains and going for car rides. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. James showed the true meaning of unconditional Love to everyone he met.

He is survived by his grandmother, Shirleen (Dingey) Tinkham of Collins; siblings, Rob (Cali) Griggs of Sandusky, Tricia (Scott) Costanzo of Norwalk and Dan (Lucia) Griggs of Norwalk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his beloved service dog, Takoda; parents, Robert and Rebecca (Tinkham) Griggs, both on January 26, 2018; a grandfather, John Tinkham in 2006 and Robert Griggs Sr. in 2008; and his aunt, Kim Leimeister in 2014.

Friends my call on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 3:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Avenue, Norwalk with Pastor Ann Marshall officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Marlene Stevens

Norwalk, OH, United States
January 29, 2018

My heart goes out to the remaining family after this tragedy. James was in my class in school for years where we had great times. Forever in my memory. Heaven has gained.

Kathy Kempf

Norwalk, OH, United States
January 28, 2018

I didn't know you but was sorta a neighbor on Marian Dr. Was very sad to read of your parents, your passing and you favorite dogs passing. Prayers for your family.

Geralyn Kaple

Norwalk, OH, United States
January 27, 2018

My heart hurts for you and your parents and your beloved friend Takoda. May all of you stay safe and happy in the Lords arms now!! Many prayers to the surviving family members.