Farewell Robert "Sailor Bob" Griggs

“The Sailor Bob Show” was a popular children’s television program in central Virginia from 1959 through the early 1970s. Robert “Sailor Bob” Griggs, the show’s friendly host, died Feb. 20, 2019 at age 85, according to news reports. This segment was part of the HCTV program “Airwaves of Yesteryear: Early Television in Central Virginia,” from 2011. It’s available at youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=vFhFRrf0yes.


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