Thomas Carl Griffin "Tom" went to be with the Lord July 29, 2013. The son of Richard and Elizabeth Griffin was born on March 22, 1949 in Colfax, Washington. He was raised with his younger sister Virginia Griffin.
Tom was a member of Central Baptist Church and was an avid gun and knife collector and devoted to his country. Tom was a US Army Vietnam veteran having severed from September 11, 1967 – 1970 and received several medals and accommodations.
He was preceded in death by his parents and leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Jean Bailey Griffin; daughter and son-in-law, Carrie Griffin Burkhart (Brian); granddaughter, Reannon Burkhart; daughter, Kelly Elizabeth Griffin; 2 grandsons, a granddaughter; sister, Virginia Griffin; brother-in-law, Wesley P. Bailey; 3 sisters-in-law, Bermah B. Loyd, Diane Bailey, Dottie Bailey; 13 nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donation be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517
Topeka, Kansas 66675.
Memorial Service: Friday, August 2, 2013, 12:00 p.m. noon at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Kenney Harrelson officiating.
Fairhaven Funeral Home & Crematory
Garden City, GA