|Birth: ||Oct. 17, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2008|
Mr. Stuart Ray Griffee, age 86, Brandenburg, KY, died Friday, June 27, 2008 at Hopkins Nursing Center, Woodburn, KY.
Ray was active in his church (Buck Grove Baptist Church) and the Salem Baptist Association. In his church, he served as Sunday School Superintendent, building Committee Member, youth Sunday School Teacher, Literature Chairman, Training union Director, Choir Member and served on various committees. Ray served in the army in WWII, was a retired Federal service employee and a farmer. He served Meade County in many ways, the most important being as one of the first three Water Commissioners who put public water into Meade County. He was a member of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees for 34 years, having been one of the Organizers of Chapter 1512, Meade County. He was recently made an Honorary Member for Life. Ray was a member of Harrison Masonic Lodge #122 for over 60 years. He served as their Secretary for 17 years.
Ray was the son of the late Stuart W. and Mary C. Board Griffee. He was preceded in death by three Sisters, Leola Griffee, Mildred (George) Benham and Kathryn (Overton) Blair.
Ray Is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mildred Cain Griffee, his loving daughter, Vivian (Joe) Gentry, Bowling Green, KY, his loving son, Ronald (Teresa) Griffee, Nicholasville, KY, 6 Grandchildren, Adam Griffee, Wasilla, AK, Amy (Tony) Gonzalez, Scott AFB, IL, Alice Ann (David) Zaslavsky, Brooklyn, NY, Agatha (Robby) Allen, Evansville, IN, John (Julie) Gentry, Lancaster, KY and Alex Griffee, Nicholasville, KY, 7 Great Grandchildren, Benjamin, Brielle and Bryan Griffee, Garrett and Gabriella Gonzalez, Lydia and Timothy Allen, all who loved their papaw dearly, two devoted sisters-in-law, Edna (Irvin) Parr and Elizabeth (Walbert) Penn, a long time devoted friend, Debbie Wilkins, as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Buck Grove Baptist Church, with burial in the Buck Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at Hager Funeral Home, Brandenburg, KY, from 5-8 PM on Sunday, 2-8 PM on Monday and after 8:00 AM on Tuesday. Masonic rites will be held at 7:30 PM on Monday at the chapel of the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Buck Grove Baptist Church building fund or to Alzheimer's research.
Meade County Messenger, July 2008
Stuart Washington Griffee (1883 - 1972)
Mary Caroline Board Griffee (1879 - 1962)
Leola Ruth Griffee (1905 - 1907)*
Nannie Katharyn Griffee Blair (1915 - 1988)*
Stuart Ray Griffee (1921 - 2008)
Buck Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 01, 2008
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