Mr. Sandy G. Griffin, 99, passed away January 26, 2013 at Hospice Care Center.
He was a resident of the Community since 1950. He was born February 13, 1913 in Columbus, Mississippi.
He was a veteran of the United States Army
participating in World War II
, and an International Free Mason of the 32nd degree. He was a member of Peoples Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Griffin; sons, James F. Griffin and Henry L. Griffin; and daughter, Christine Griffin. He is survived by his sons, William D. Griffin, Johnnie O. Griffin, Darnell Griffin; and daughter, Sarah M. Griffin, all of Akron, Ohio; son, David Kirskey (Kim), of Pittsburgh, Pa.; a host of grandchildren, great- grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be held Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Stewart & Calhoun Funeral Home, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 69 Aqueduct St., Akron, OH 44303. 330-535-1543