John Paul Griffith
1939 - 2013
John Paul Griffith, 73 of Pensacola, FL passed away to be with the Lord, Monday, September 2, 2013.
Mr. Griffith was born on November 19, 1939 in Chicago, IL to Paul and Florence Griffith.
John (Mikey/Jack) was raised in Chicago, IL and arrived in Pensacola while serving in the U.S. Navy
from 1957 - 1961. John settled in the Pensacola area from 1971 to present and worked many years in the commercial construction supply industry till his retirement in 2009.
An avid outdoorsman and lover of life, John filled his life with fishing, camping, sailing, canoeing, hiking and volunteer work. His family and friends were blessed by his always loving presence.
John is preceded by his mother, Florence Griffith; father, Paul Griffith; brother, James Griffith, and daughter-in-law, Selina Griffith
He is survived by his wife, Mary Griffith; son, Sean Griffith; and granddaughter, Alexandra Griffith.
A memorial service will be held in his honor at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Trahan Family Funeral Home with visitation at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen, 257 E. Lee Street, Pensacola, FL 32503.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Specialty Care of Pensacola for their wonderful and kind care during Mr. Griffith's final weeks.
Thanks also go out to his many friends, whom have been so supportive of him and his family through a difficult time.
Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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