Carel Lewis “Greasy” Griffin

Carel Lewis “Greasy” Griffin

Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 Jun 2010 (aged 95)
Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Burial Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 55347783 · View Source
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Obituary, The Columbia Daily Tribune, June 6, 2010:

Carel Lewis "Greasy" Griffin, 95, of Ashland passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at the home of his niece.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, at Robinson Funeral Home with burial following at New Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Carel was born May 1, 1915, to Jasper James and Beulah G. Jones Griffin in Ashland. He married Helen Mildred Pauley on May 3, 1941 in Boone County, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 14, 1987.

He was a lifelong farmer, continuing to be active in the day-to-day operations of the farm up until six months before his death.

Mr. Griffin is survived by two sisters, Edith Steelman and Goldie Rippeto, and nephews Jesse Steelman and Zachary Rippeto, all of Ashland; his nephew and farming partner Bruce Hackmann of Ashland; numerous nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Jesse Elmo Griffin and LeRoy Griffin.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Southern Boone County Senior Center in care of Bruce Hackmann, 10681 S. Meyers Lane, Ashland, Mo., 65010.

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  • Created by: Kathy Margrave
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 55347783
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carel Lewis “Greasy” Griffin (1 May 1915–5 Jun 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55347783, citing New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Ashland, Boone County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Kathy Margrave (contributor 46545595) .