|Birth: ||Nov. 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 2011|
Los Angeles County
He entered life in Metamora, Ill. and moved to California in 1954 with his wife, Lois, seeking opportunities for a better life and found it. Griffith was a resident of Covina for 36 years.
Griffith served in the U.S. Navy from Oct. 20, 1944, to July 24, 1946. He also served in the U.S. Army from June 22, 1949, to Aug. 26, 1952, rising to the rank of Corporal and experiencing active duty in Korea, receiving five Battle Stars.
Griffith retired from Macy's Department Stores as Director of Store Planning in 1992.
He is survived by his children, Pamela and William; grandchildren, Griffith II (Rusty), Nicole and Wesley; great-grandchildren, Julius, McKenzy and Jax; brother, Marvin Jones; and sister, Vonda Winchell.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Lois; sister, Marguerite; and brothers, Clifford and Ronald.
Lois Ann Phillips (1933 - 1982)
CPL US ARMY KOREA
Riverside National Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Apr 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88978989
Griff,We never met but we are related. By now I hope you have met our Dickison ancestors Griffith & Susan, Revolutionary Soldier, contributor to early KY history, one of the first settlers in Switzerland Co., IN. If any of you family wants to share, conta...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 16, 2015
I miss you, Griff.|
Added: Jun. 14, 2014
Griff, you shared so much with me and others aboutgenealogy, especially the Martin connection to the Zinns, way back when. May God bless|
Added: May. 19, 2014
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