Bobby Ray Griffey

06/28/1960 –


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  • Funeral Service
Date: 03/26/2020
Time: 2:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm


Bobby Griffey passed away on March 23, 2020. Bobby’s immediate family members will gather to celebrate his life of 59 years at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel. In support of our city officials and the health of our community, no other guests will be permitted to attend the in-person event at this time. Family and friends are invited to share memories and expressions of sympathy for the family to cherish and view a live stream of his service in the area below the obituary.

Bobby Griffey was born on June 28, 1960, to Claude and Charlotte Griffey in Lubbock, Texas. Bobby married Jenny Bass on June 6, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Survivors include his wife, Jenny Griffey; daughter, Kristy Griffey; two grandchildren, Benjamin Griffey, Jesse Ramos; two brothers, Tommy Griffey, Terry Griffey; and sister, Diane Smith.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alma and Joseph Jones; and brother, Wayne Stearns.


The family of Bobby Griffey has designated the Joe Arrington Cancer Research and Treatment Center, 4101 22nd Pl, Lubbock, TX 79410;, for memorial contributions donated in his memory.

Celebration of Life


11 thoughts on “Bobby Ray Griffey”

  1. Sylvia Rodriquez

    Bobby, you’ll be missed but never forgotten, May you Rest In Peace!! God Bless You. ?

  2. Judy Bragg Skeen Tarwater

    Jenny and the Griffey family, I am so sorry to hear about Bobby’s passing. Bobby and I grew up on 32nd street in Lubbock. Bobby and Wayne lived two houses to the west of our house (with their wonderful grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jones). ”Jonesey”, his granddad, was always setting up something neat for the neighborhood kids… like the outdoor water fountain he installed using a water hose. Kay and Yankee, with Diane, Tommy, and Terry lived two houses to the east of our house. I remember how small Tommy and Terry were. (They must have moved from our street when the boys were still really little.) All the neighborhood kids played and played our hearts out every day until dark. We had some really good times…. back when things were so simple. After they moved to their house off of Avenue U, Bobby and Angel Ramirez would occasionally come by on their motorcycles to say hi and to catch up! He was a good friend. I’m sorry I lost touch with him and his family for so many years. (I’ve lived in Austin, TX since 1985.) My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Bobby was a really good friend growing up.
    Judy Bragg Skeen Tarwater

  3. Cecilia F Briggs

    Prayers and big hugs to Jenny and family . Loved Bobby , he always there with a helping hand whenever i called him and Jenny. Sweet man akways. Love you Jenny

  4. Kristy, my deepest condolences go out to you and your boys. May God wrap His loving arms around you guys and comfort you in a way that only He can.

  5. Our deepest condolences And prayers goes out to you and your boys God Bless you our prayers are with you. Love Debbie &Allen

  6. So very sorry for the loss of this sweet man. We will miss seeing him wave at us everyday from across the street and him bringing a Christmas snack tray all these years. Our prayers are with your family. God bless you

  7. I would like to express my condolences to the Griffey a Family. This is Adam (Don) one of Angel Ramirez’ younger brother. Bobby was a very good friend of Angel, and just a nice guy with everyone. While as young people we all played football before school at George Bean Elementay. As Judy Bragg Skeen Tarwater said back in the early days, we played and hangout. We too would all meet at Mrs. Brags home and enjoy all the Tall castle slide, and many other custom equipment in the yard. And during Holloween Mrs. Bragg would have her home setup with haunted house. What great times we had. I myself only knew Bobby and his Grandmother from the home on 37th street, and Yankee. You will be in my daily prayers. Adam Ramirez

  8. Martha Hernandez

    Prayers, love, and lots of hugs to Jenny and the family. Bobby will be missed dearly. May you rest in peace sweet man.

  9. This Really hurts my heart. Bobby was a good man and a good friend for so many years. A lot of my best memories include him. Those kind of friends are rare. Rest now Bob. Love you my friend.

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