SHERMAN – A home going service celebrating the life of 75-year-old Floyd Griffin Jr., of Sherman, Texas, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Progressive Baptist Church located at 1101 E. Houston St. Sherman. Pastor Craig Davis, Sr. will officiate with Rev. Henry Lovelady, Pastor of Clegg Chapel Baptist Church in Trinity, Texas as the Messenger. Public visitation will be on Friday, April 5, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Cravens Funeral Home located at 225 W. Brockett St. in Sherman.
Floyd Griffin, Jr. was born on Feb. 13, 1938 in Sherman to the parentage of Floyd Griffin, Sr. and Grace Brown. He received his education from the Sherman Independent School District. Shortly after finishing school, Floyd enlisted in the U.S. Army
and honorably served his country. He met and married Daisy Pearl Cook and through this union four children were born. Floyd worked for Hitchcock Industry and was self-employed in construction. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and tending to the yard.
On Friday, March 29, 2013, Floyd Griffin, Jr. entered into eternal life. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Daisy P. Griffin; daughters Audrey Griffin Holloway (Roy), Gloria Griffin Hill (Arthur), Beverly Griffin Moss (Elien), and Tracey McCoy; son James Griffin (Cynthia); six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters: Bettye Jackson and Virgie Coney; along with many other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank the Grayson County Home Hospice Nurses who cared for Floyd during his illness.
The Griffin Family is under the personal care of Cravens Funeral Home in Sherman.