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 Dexter Willard Griffin

Dexter Willard Griffin

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Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 86)
Burial Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 184669206 · View Source
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Dexter Willard Griffin, 86, of Charlotte, passed away on October 25, 2017. He was born on September 25, 1931 to Lynn C. and Ila M. (Dexter) Griffin in Charlotte. Dexter, as a life-long resident of Charlotte, graduated from Charlotte High School in 1950, and has a long list of participation in community growth and history, politics, as well as being a businessman through his adult life. He has been a farmer, supervisor at G.M. for the line that built the first crank shaft, real estate broker, builder, auctioneer, school board member and owner of Charlotte Livestock Commission. He sat on the Governor's Council and participated in local and federal politics.

As busy as Dexter was with his activities and business, he also had a very large family and enjoyed the time spent with them immensely. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Janice (Pifer) Griffin; children, Blake (Jane) Griffin, Belinda (James) Gould, Brenda (A.C.) Bradley, Lynn Griffin, Linda Whipple, Loreen Wickens, Loren (Debbie) Griffin, Dexter Griffin, Gordon (Jackie) Griffin, Rodney (DeAnna) Clark, Ronald Clark, Marsha (Guy) Bosworth; sister, Phyllis (Millard) Root; step brother, Robert (Sue) Boyles; 31 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Thais (Harmon) Griffin; daughter, Kristen; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and George Widrig; step-father, Irvin Boyles and step-brother, George Boyles.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Pray Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Pray Funeral Home. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital or The Eaton County Jr. Livestock. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Dexter on his Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.


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  • Created by: Faye Francis
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184669206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dexter Willard Griffin (25 Sep 1931–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669206, citing West Carmel Cemetery, Charlotte, Eaton County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Faye Francis (contributor 48423838) .