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Kevin Dale Grizzle, 44
Kevin Grizzle

McMinnville resident and Cannon County native Kevin Dale Grizzle, 44, was born Oct. 21, 1976 and died Dec. 24 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville following complications from COVID-19.

A production manager with Southern Standard who attended Pioneer Community Church, he was the son of Gwendolyn “Wendy” Robinson of McMinnville. He was married on Aug. 31, 2002 to Mitzi Rigsby Grizzle of McMinnville. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by three children, Trad, Ally and Kara Grizzle, all of McMinnville, stepfather Charlie Robinson of McMinnville, sister and brother-in-law Misty and William Neal of McMinnville, nieces and nephews, Katelyn Cannon and husband Ben, Brayden Neal, Ethan Neal, Jayson Rigsby, Aidian Rigsby and Karleigh Rigsby, great-niece Abby Cannon, great-nephew Grayson Neal, mother-in-law, Carolyn Dunn of McMinnville, father-in-law Bill Rigsby and wife Christina of Wartburg, TN; brother-in-law Johnathon Rigsby and wife Ashley of McMinnville, special friend Robert “Bubba” Edwards III of McMinnville, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and his Southern Standard family also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at High’s Chapel with Don Rigsby officiating. Burial will follow at Long Cemetery in Van Buren County. Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday at High’s. Masks and social distancing are requested by the family. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 27, 2020