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Clyde Leonard "Pete" Griffin Jr.

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Clyde Leonard "Pete" Griffin Jr. Obituary
Hendersonville, NC-- Clyde Leonard "Pete" Griffin Jr., 74, of Columbus, NC passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
He was born and raised in Henderson County, NC and was preceded
in death by his first wife, Kathryn Lancaster Griffin and his parents,
Clyde Griffin Sr. and Edith Staton Griffin.
He graduated from East Henderson High School and retired from Dupont in 2000 after over 30 years of service.
He started volunteering when he was 15 years old at the Valley
Hill Volunteer Fire Department and continued for 55 plus years becoming a lifetime member.
Pete was an avid hunter, enjoyed NASCAR and building hot rods.
He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Cheryl Anderson
Griffin; a son, Tim Griffin (Paula) of Dana; a step-son, Ricky Owen of
Nashville, TN; a step-daughter, Sheri Owen Gordon (Robert) of Dana; five
grandchildren, Jordan McCarson (Justin), Lindsey Griffin (Colton
Brackett), Tre Gordon, Eli Gordon, Owen Gordon; a sister, Ann Griffin
Ledbetter (Russell) of Hendersonville; numerous nieces and nephews; his
best friend in the world, Bill Hill of Hendersonville; his basckepoo,
Gus and yorkie, Lori.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Jackson Funeral Service.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 17th in
the Mausoleum Chapel at Forest Lawn with Rev. Tim Clark officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elizabeth
House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to Boxer Butts and
Other Mutts, 108 Schermerhorn Lane, Arden, NC 28704
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Published in The Times-News from Apr. 15 to Apr. 16, 2018
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