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Gerald “Gerry” F. Griffin
1933-2017

Gerald “Gerry” F. Griffin, 83, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at a local healthcare facility.
He was born April 24, 1933 to Dorr and Nellie (Bird) Griffin in Maysville, Missouri.
Gerald graduated from Stewartsville High School class of 1951.
Mr. Griffin proudly served in the U.S. Army in the 5th Armored Division and was stationed in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri.
He married Marilyn Joyce Hamann on December 29, 1953. She preceded him in death after nearly 63 years of marriage on November 28, 2016.
He was the co-owner of Madget & Griffin Inc. demolition company for many years and was a member of Community of Christ Church.
Gerald enjoyed his American Saddlebred horses and helping his neighbors and friends. He loved his family.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Kirk, Jesse Lee, Earl, Carl and Jack Griffin.
Survivors include his son, Steven Griffin (Carol); daughter, Linda Carter (Charles); grandchildren, Bailey and Blair Griffin and Christian Carter; sister-in-laws, Sharon Hamann, Sharon Sue Hamann and Betty Griffin; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
Farewell Services 3:00 P.M. Friday, Abundant Life Center Community of Christ Church. Interment Mt. Auburn Cemetery. The family will gather with friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.


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Visitation

Friday

21

Apr

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Abundant Life Center Community of Christ Church

5130 Faraon St.
St. Joseph, MO 64506

Service

Friday

21

Apr

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Abundant Life Center Community of Christ Church

5130 Faraon St.
St. Joseph, MO 64506

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Location

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

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