Christopher Joseph Griddle, whom we affectionately called Squeaky, passed peacefully from this life the night of April 29, 2020 at the age of 66. He was born on December 24, 1953 in St. Matthews, South Carolina. He was the son of the late Reather Shivers and Clatus Griddle, Sr.
He was educated in the public schools in Calhoun County. During his childhood, he attended Mt. Pisgah AME Church. He was a faithful and dedicated employee at Orangeburg Stockyard. He loved sharing knowledge about livestock and words of encouragement and wisdom with the youth in the family. He devoted his life to tending to the welfare of his family, especially his stepchildren, nieces and nephews. He was a generous and compassionate man.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rose Jeffcoat Griddle, sister, Blanche Heatley, brother, Freddie Shivers, and nephew, Eric Griddle.
Christopher leaves to cherish his precious memories, four stepchildren; Monica S. Jeffcoat, Deidra L. Jeffcoat, Tiffany Y. Jeffcoat, and Creighton T. Jeffcoat, all of South Carolina; four brothers: Claytis (Emma) Griddle, Jr. of Orangeburg, SC, Willie Harvey (Magnolia) Griddle of St. Matthews, SC, Theodore (Earthel) Griddle and Tommie Lee (Cynthia), both of Orangeburg, SC; 17 nieces and nephews; a host of loving relatives and friends.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held at Glover's Funeral Home on Wednesday,May 6,2020 at 1:00pm until 7:00pm. There will be only four people allowed in funeral home at a time for viewing.
A graveside service will be held at Mt.Pisgah AME Church Cemetery, 116 Fort Motte Rd St.Matthews,SC 29135 on Thursday,May 7,2020 beginning at 11:00am.
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