Robert E. 'Griff' Griffin
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Age 86, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. He was born in Canton, Ohio, on April 11, 1926 to the late Arthur and Myrtle (Baier) Griffin. Robert was retired from Heat & Frost Insulator Local 84 of Akron. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Paradise United Church of Christ in Louisville, the Louisville Eagles #2374, Louisville Post of the American Legion and the VFW Post #3747. Griff was also an avid golfer.
He was preceded in death by his wife Isabelle in 2010; and a sister, Dorothy Bennett. He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Emerson Luttrell of North Canton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Eva Griffin, James and Nita Griffin, all of Louisville; six grandchildren, Michelle Castillo, Derik Luttrell, Julie Hess, Brian, Matthew and Samantha Griffin; three great-grandchildren, Amanda Castillo, Griffin Hess and Gracin Hess.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Stier Israel Funeral Home in Louisville with Pastor Joyce Schroer officiating. Calling hours will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Stark County Humane Society.
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Published in The Repository on Jan. 3, 2013