“Mr. Griffith we will miss you. St. Thomas may have been your birthplace, but the world was your oyster.
Rest in eternal peace'
“Emile was one of my favorite fighters. More importantly, he was a gentle-spirited man who now resides in God's arms in Heaven.
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
“One of the greatest boxers of all time. A wonderful person. He will be deeply missed!
CeeCee, New York, NY
“ May our loving Creator grant you guidance, strength and comfort during this difficult time. He invites us to approach him in prayer, to pour out our heart to him. (Psalm 62:8)
“Wow..so sorry to hear of Emile's passing. R.I.P Emile..Met him while in Philly visiting Joe Frazier (Smoke). Wonderful and beautiful person and was a pleasure in meeting and spending time with him!
“RIP my friend. Had many good times with Emile, Jack M, Billy "Pete" McGrath, Don Nagel, Larry Clayton and so many others while visiting the Jack Miller's Pub many years ago.
“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.