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Jack Leonard Grigsby

February 1, 1938 - September 8, 2019

Requiem Eucharist: 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Christ the King and All Saints’ Anglican Church, 3290 Lackland Road in Fort Worth.  The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10 a.m.

Interment: 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Memorials: Should friends desire, donations may be given to the Salvation Army or Meals on Wheels, 5740 Airport Freeway, Haltom City, TX 76117 in lieu of flowers.

Jack Leonard Grigsby, 81, died Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Jack was born February 1, 1938 in Thompson’s Station, TN, the son of Leonard and Annie Lou (Barker) Grigsby.

He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity.  Jack continued his education at Inter American University in Puerto Rico where he earned his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering.  He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Association of Retired Federal Employees and the Military Officers Association.

Jack served in the US Air Force and Reserves, where he received numerous commendations, including the AFCM and the AM (w/3 OLC), and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.  He completed his career with the FAA for 35 years.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary Jacque Thompson and Susan Florence and husband, Tony; grandchildren, Lauren Hollis Abel and husband, Casey; Scott Hollis and Brad Florence; great granddaughter, Hudson Rose Abel; sister, Judy Hayes; and longtime companion, Nancy Boring.