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Obituary for Jack E. Grigson Jr.

Jack E. Grigson, Jr., of Independence, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Jack is survived by his mother, Donna S. (nee McClure) Grigson.

Jack was a graduate of Connor High School. At age 16, he was awarded the "Mr. Teenage Northern Kentucky Award" for his accomplishments in bodybuilding. Jack was an avid hunter, fisherman, Apiarist, and an expert in Kentucky History. He was passionate about restoring the Northern KY honeybee population. He was self-taught in populating and cultivating multiple hives. Jack enjoyed watching the bees thrive and harvesting the honey for friends and family.

Jack was preceded in death by his son, Benjamin T. Radek; his father, Jack E. Grigson, Sr.; and his brother: John Grigson. Jack is survived by his loving mother: Donna Grigson (Joe Bradhold); life partner: Elda Lammrish; grandson: Leo; uncle: Gib (Donna) McClure; step-son: Zach Egan; step-daughter, Brianna Radek; many loving cousins, family members and numerous friends.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Friday, September 29, 2023, at the Independence Cemetery, 5358 Madison Pike, Independence, Kentucky. Parking at the cemetery is limited, please carpool if possible. Following the graveside service, a brief gathering and fellowship for close friends and family will take place at Faith Community Church, 4310 Richardson Road, Independence, KY.

Donna would like to express her heartfelt thanks for the outpour of love and support. Rather you personally knew Jack or not, please know he had a huge heart, and his kindness and compassion for others, will be the endearment of his legacy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Jack’s honor. Online condolences may be expressed at