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Jose Griego

December 31, 1945 — May 7, 2022


José “Jody” Agapito Griego, 76, of Clovis, NM, passed away on May 7, 2022 in Clovis, NM.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 17, 2022 at 10:30 am at Steed-Todd Funeral Home in Clovis, NM.  Jesse Salazar of Canyon, TX will officiate.

José Agapito Griego was born on December 31, 1945  in Clovis, NM to the parents of Salomon and Albina Griego.  He played football for the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds in Portales, NM in the 1960s where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. He was so proud to be a Greyhound!  He went on to pursue his Master’s degree from the University of Texas Pan-American.  José dedicated over 20 years in the career field of education. He served many students in public education in the capacity as a Teacher, Coach, Diagnostician, Counselor, and Principal.  He found purpose serving students and helping them to achieve success in all that they did.  In his spare time, he enjoyed serving his local community and attending Greyhound games of all sports.

Survivors of José include four children: Jason Griego of Arizona, Nikki Sanders of New Mexico, Pilar Griego Corona of Austin, TX, Omar Griego of Canyon, TX, and several grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Salomon and Albina Griego, brother Arthur Griego of Amarillo, TX, sisters Ramona Campbell of Clovis, NM and Rosella Moressey of Alamogordo, NM.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Steed-Todd Funeral Home and Crematory.  575-763-5541.

The family welcomes donations to the ENMU Foundation as an expression of sympathy instead of flowers. Since José treasured his years as a Greyhound on the ENMU Football team, your memorial gift will support scholarships to benefit students playing football for Eastern New Mexico University. Gifts can be mailed to ENMU Foundation, ENMU Station 8, 1500 S. Ave. K, Portales, NM 88130 or made online at Please note in the online comment box or include a note with your gift that it is in memory of José “Jody” Griego. Thank you.

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Memorial Service

Friday, June 17, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Steed - Todd Chapel


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