Bay City, Michigan
Mr. Griffin passed away Sunday June 27, 2010 at the Aleda E. Lutz V.A. Medical Center age 60 years. He was born June 29, 1949 in Bay City. Mr. Griffin served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Mt. Hermon Baptist Church.
Surviving are his four children; Karen Lowery, Christopher (Hiroko) Griffin, Vanessa Bliss, Versia (Dennis) Griffin-Baker, twelve grandchildren; Reginal Griffin, Orentheus & Myra Lowery, Charles & William Griffin, Junior Brinson, Jay Griffin, Yalonda Brinson, Dante Griffin, Denitra & James Brinson and Jomar Griffin. Also surviving is his mother; Dorothy Gamble, his father; Charlie (Lynn) Bassette, two brothers; John (Marchelle) Parker, Charlie Bassette Jr. and a aunt; Kathleen Griffin. He was predeceased by his grandmother; Rosie Lee Griffin.
Funeral service will take place Friday July 2, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. from 2nd Baptist Church. Pastor Seth Doyle will officiate and Pastor John Davis will do the eulogy with burial in Elm Lawn Cemetery under the auspices of the Bay County Veteran’s Council. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Thursday from 6 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday after 12 noon. There will be a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.