Greg Giddings, 68, of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021, at his home in Hampton.
Gregory Allen Giddings was born on July 17, 1953, in Fort Dodge, to Robert and Jacque (Ford) Giddings. He graduated from Hampton High School.
Greg was united in marriage to Pam Hannah on April 20, 1974, in Hampton; to this union two sons were born, Matt and Brandon.
Greg was the owner of Giddings Electric, working as an electrician. He was a volunteer for the Hampton Fire Department for nineteen years.
In his early life Greg liked fishing and hunting, and his affinity for the outdoors did not fade. He liked to spend his time camping, and loved going out to Colorado to see the mountains. He also enjoyed socializing with friends, visiting casinos, and gardening. Greg loved to grill and cook for his family, cheesy potatoes being his specialty. His grandchildren brought joy to his life and he loved spending time with them.
Greg is survived by his wife Pam of Hampton, his sons Matt (Amy) Giddings of Farmington, Minnesota and Brandon (Nichole) Giddings of Grand Junction, Colorado, grandchildren Alex, Jake, Kailee, Maddison, and Ayden, brothers Graham Giddings of Hampton and Corey Giddings of Walford, sister Tracey (Larry) Meyer of Hampton, sister-in-law Michelle Giddings of Hampton, mother-in-law Doris Hannah of Hampton, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Grant Giddings, infant brother and sister John and Melody, and father-in-law James Hannah.
A public visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at the Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home in Hampton. A private burial will take place at a later date.
The Sietsema Vogel Funeral Home of Hampton is caring for Greg and his family.
"Greg we will mis you as a1971 grad., aclassmateK-12, from the sweet little boy. In Mrs. Artley?sK- class, friend in the neighborhood, and kind , funny, quiet person I?ve known 50 years! We will miss you, but hope you are celebrating flying free toward that great place they call heaven!Our prayers to all! Bill&Sue Stech??"
"Greg was a friend for many years. When ever I needed help he would come over. Millicent and I had nothing but respect for Greg and Pam. Greg was a good man, good father, and a good husband."
"Greg, I will miss that infectious smile! You could always make me laugh. So many memories from neighborhood friends, to Park grade school, to High school! Lost track of all the times we scooped the loop!! You bailed me out more than once...You were a loyal friend and classmate and will always cherish that. Give Ronnie a big hug when you see him. Loved our time together ! See you on down the road..."
"SO SORRY TO HEAR OF SUCH A GREAT LOSS IN YOUR FAMILY...MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU.."
"Pam and all of Greg's family. Sorry to hear about Greg. Greg was always willing to help everyone. That's why he was a great fireman. He loved giving the kids rides in the fire truck during the fireman's picnic. May the memories you have bring you comfort in the days to come. Prayers to you all ??? "
"Sympathies to Pam and the Giddings family. So sorry to hear of Greg?s passing, we are thinking of you all. Gordy and Vicki Naber"
"Arlyn and I want to send our condolences to you Pam and family sorry to hear of Greg?s passing we will miss him at the Firemans banquet and picnic he was always the one that took the children for the ride he will be missed by all God bless you all peace be with you Arlyn and Vicki Miller"