E. Guy McGriff ST. STEPHEN - Edgar Guy McGriff, 84, of St. Stephen, SC, a retired signalman maintainer for CSX Railroad, died Tuesday evening in a Columbia hospital. His funeral will be 3:00 PM Friday afternoon, December 14, 2012, in the St. Stephen Evangelical Church. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, directed by the ST. STEPHEN CHAPEL OF DIAL-MURRAY FUNERAL HOME. The family will receive friends at the CHURCH from 6:00 until 8:00 PM this Thursday evening. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the St. Stephen Evangelical Church, 325 Tazmanian Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479. Mr. McGriff was born May 16, 1928, in Helena, AK, a son of E.G. McGriff and Macel Ward McGriff. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion. Mr. McGriff was a member of the St. Stephen Evangelical Church where he also served on the Board of Trustees. He was a member of the Railroad Union and retired after 43 years without using any sick leave. Mr. McGriff enjoyed going to flea markets and auctions, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family. Surviving are, his wife, Victoria "Cricket" Ward McGriff; three daughters, Terry M. Hoffman and her husband, Bobby, of St. Stephen, Jerry M. Grimsley and her husband, Bill, of Alvin, and Mary M. VanWyk and her husband, Michael, of Macedonia; a son, Eddie McGriff and his wife, Debra, of Macedonia; a sister, Jackie Rash and her husband, Bill, of Goose Creek; eleven grandchildren, Emily (Chris)Teer, Trey (Candice) McGriff, Blane Hoffman, Lane (Kim) Hoffman, Anita (Ky) Myers, Saralyn (Theo) Rivera, Marsha (Chad) Powell, Shelly Grimsley, Jeremy VanWyk, Vicky Grimsley, and Ryan VanWyk; and six great grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.dial-murrayfuneralhome.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Dec. 13, 2012