James Griggs Zachry, III

March 2, 1940 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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James Griggs Zachry, III Obituary

    James Griggs Zachry, III, 83, died on December 29, 2023. Griggs was born March 2, 1940 in West Point, the son of James Griggs Zachry, Jr. and Marjorie Davidson Zachry. Griggs was a life-long 5th generation member of West Point First United Methodist Church.

     A graduate of West Point High School, he was also a graduate of Marion Institute, and Auburn University. Griggs was the owner/operator of Zachry Marine in West Point for 29 years. After closing the store, he became the owner/operator of Zachry Construction of West Point.

     Griggs is survived by his wife, Helen Ferguson Zachry, his sons—Scott Hamilton (Kelli) Zachry and Miles Davidson (Hollie) Zachry; his grandchildren—Scott Hamilton (Zach) Zachry, Jr., Miles Davidson Zachry, Jr., Sarah Helen Zachry, Brooks Sharpe Zachry and Colten Lee Zachry; his sister—Martha Zachry (Chauncey) Lever.

     There will be a private burial in Marseille Cemetery, West Point Saturday, January 6 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11 o’clock in the Sanctuary of First United Methodist Church. Rev. Erik Mays will officiate. There will be no formal visitation. In lieu of flowers, contributions to First United Methodist Church would be greatly appreciated.

     Please visit the Griggs Zachry Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, to share a memory of Griggs, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

     Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley directing.

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Celebration of Life
January 6, 2024

11:00 AM
West Point First United Methodist Church
306 East 7th Street
West Point, GA 31833


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