OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
115 N Neal, Prairie Grove, AR
Gerald F. Griscom
1933 - 2012
Published: December 6, 2012
Gerald F. Griscom, 79, a resident of Summers, Ark., passed away Dec. 4, 2012, in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born June 20, 1933, in Summers, the son of Leonard and Berlene Dodson Griscom.
Gerald was 32nd-degree Mason and a member of the Cincinnati Masonic Lodge. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a past board member of the Bank of Fayetteville. He was the membership chairman for the Ozark Cattlemen's Association. He worked for Lewis Ford in the body shop for many years. He enjoyed his family, farming, rodeos and the Razorbacks.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, James and Don Griscom.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Irena Wilson Griscom of the home; one son, Dale Griscom and wife, Star, of Summers, Ark.; one daughter, Shirley Baker of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two grandsons, James Baker and wife, Sarah, and Scott Baker and wife, Desiree; one great-granddaughter, Henley Baker; two step-grandchildren, Ken Fenson and Niki Lysakowski; six step-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 7, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Luginbuel Chapel.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. at the Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove. Burial will be in the Old Union Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ark.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cincinnati Arkansas Fire Department or Old Union Cemetery, in care of Sharon Barnes, 12746 Cincinnati Road, Summers, AR 72769.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Ark.
Online guest book, www.luginbuel.com.