Glen N. Griffith, 90, of Belleville, IL, born Tuesday, January 15, 1924, in Pilot Grove, MO, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Eden Village CareCenter in Glen Carbon, IL.
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Glen worked as a Freight Manager for Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of the Elk's Lodge of Belleville, Railroad Retirees Association and loved to play golf. He was a United States World War II Navy Veteran who served in the European, African, Middle Eastern, and Asiatic Pacific Theaters.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Adeline "Honey" nee Haley, Griffith; second wife, Geri nee Alvers, Griffith; parents, Roy and Tucker nee Pollard, Griffith; brothers, Edgar Griffith, H.C. Griffith, Robert Griffith.
Surviving are his children, Karen A. (Jim) Stack of Collinsville, IL, Kaye E. (Richard) Wilson of Hinsdale, IL, Diane M. (Randy) Cook of Belleville, IL, Dennis R. (Karen) Hunt of Belleville, IL, Russell E. (Kelly) Hunt of St. Peters, MO, Brother, William (Carol) Griffith of Owensville, MO, 10 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, many Nieces and Nephews.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Association of Washington University.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, April 28, 2014 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Boonville, MO with Dr. Nick Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery,Boonville, MO
Kurrus Funeral Home
1773 Frank Scott Pkwy W
Belleville, IL 62223
Published in Boonville Daily News from Apr. 25 to May 3, 2014