Rodney LaVerne Griffin (1939 - 2018)

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HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Rodney LaVerne Griffin,78, of Hawesville died on July 25, 2018, at Owensboro Medical Regional Hospital. Rodney was born on Oct. 7, 1939, to the late Verne and Ruby Boling Griffin.
He was a lifelong resident of Hancock County, Ky., where he taught school for many years. He also taught at Daviess County and Apollo for a total of 27 years. He brought knowledge and joy to many young minds. In his time off, Rodney raised a garden and other crops on the family farm. He also loved to travel and made many trips with his parents to the West and traveled to three countries, Brazil, Venezuela and Uruguay. Additionally, he was an avid train enthusiast, whose collection was legendary. The conductor will be sorely missed.
He is survived by his two brothers, Joseph (Betty) Griffin of Tell City and Russell M. Griffin of Louisville, Ky.; a niece, Amanda Walker of Georgetown, Ky., and Christopher Griffin of Lexington, Ky.
Services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 27, at Gibson & Son Funeral Home in Hawesville with burial following in Memory Gardens. Rodney's family will greet the public from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. until service time Friday. Online condolences may be left for Rodney's family at
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Gibson & Son Funeral Home Inc
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Hawesville, KY 42348
(270) 927-6741
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Published in Perry County News on July 27, 2018