AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Beauford Henry Griffin, 87, died at Trinity Hospice, Augusta, Ga. on December 7, 2012. Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, December 23, 2012 at West Acres Baptist Church with the Rev. Larry Harmon officiating. Mr. Griffin was born on February 9, 1925, in Healdton, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his wife Miriam Falzarano Griffin, his sister, Lola, mother, Ella Parker Silvers, father, Walter Griffin and two sons Gary Beauford Griffin and Walter Lawrence Griffin. Mr. Griffin retired from civil service as a supervisor with electronics/communications at Ft. Gordon, Ga. He developed the love of flying planes while serving in the Air Force and flew planes until he was in his seventies. He also loved music and played the guitar and harmonica. Family members include five children Dan Griffin (C.J.) of Oak Island, North Carolina, Sharon Renner (Gene) of Evans, Randall Griffin (Chris) of Grovetown, Teresa Krieger (John) and Michael Griffin. His grandchildren include Forrest Griffin, Heather Renner Poole, Joanna Renner Nieves, Paul Krieger, Amy Krieger, William Krieger, Karis Krieger and three great grandchildren. A special thank you is extended to Julia Shapiro for her love and care, and to Amy Smith. Donations may be made to Trinity Hospice 2803 Wrightsboro Road Suite 38 Augusta, Ga. 30909 or Augusta Crime Stoppers.org Please visit www.mcneillfuneralhome.com to sign the family's personal guestbook. McNeill Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 109 Shaw Street, Martinez, Ga. 706.364.9122
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McNeill Funeral Home & Cremation Service
109 Shaw Street
Martinez, GA 30907
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 12, 2012