COLUMBIA, S.C. - Erik Griffin, 24, of 1917 Melissa Lane, died on Friday, March 4, 2016, in Palmetto Health Richland from injuries received in an accident. He was born in Columbia, SC, son of Reverend Dr. P.L. and Charlotte Dickey Griffin. He was a 2010 graduate of Columbia High School and a graduate of Claflin University, Orangeburg with a BS degree in Marketing, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., an active member of the US Navy Reserve and other organizations. He was a part-time employee in customer service at Lowe's. He was a member of New Laurel Street Baptist Church and he also attended Sanders Creek Baptist Church, Camden. He is survived by his parents of Columbia, SC; brother, Brandon (Josiellia Adagia), Mauldin, SC; sister, sister Kylia (Timothy) Jones, Columbia, SC; paternal grandmother, Hazell Griffin Andrews, Johnston, SC; and other relatives. A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Sanders Creek Baptist Church, Camden, SC, with burial in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC. A wake service will be held Tuesday, 5-8 p.m., at New Laurel Street Baptist Church, Columbia, SC, with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. performing the Memorial Ceremony. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.butlerandsonsfuneralhome.com. Butler and Sons Funeral Home, Saluda, SC, is assisting the Griffin family.
Butler and Sons Funeral Home
306 N. Bouknight Ferry Rd
Saluda , SC 29138
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Mar. 8, 2016