In lieu of flowers donations may be made toward funeral expenses
Walter Lee Griffith, 70, passed away at his Hillsboro residence on February 14, 2011. He was born on March 28, 1940 in Poplar Bluff; he was the son of the late Frank and Lillian (nee Emerson) Griffith. His wife, Joyce Elaine (Smith) Griffith preceded him in death.
Mr. Griffith was a union carpenter; he enjoyed playing cards, boating, and spending time with his grandchildren
He is survived by his sons: Walter Griffith, Jr of St. Louis, Richard S. Griffith, Sr of Arnold, Bryan (Annette) Griffith, Sr of Sullivan, Robert Griffith of Pensacola, Florida; two daughters: Sandra (Cary) Becker of St. Louis and Evonne Swofford of St. Louis; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ralph Griffith of Hillsboro; and a sister, June Ross of North Carolina. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Griffith and a sister, Ruth Couch.
Brother Joe Smith will be officiating the funeral service.