Gary Griffin

Gary Franklin Griffin, aged 74, died peacefully in hospice care after an heroic battle against brain cancer. This wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather was born in Atascosa,Texas; grew up in LaCoste and attended LaCoste High School. He graduated Texas A&I Kingsville and enlisted in the US Army. He became a prominent figure in the emerging computer industry taking various posts around the world. He enjoyed genealogy, his grandchildren, golf and drinking wine and smoking cigars with friends. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Sylvia Dobell Griffin, a son, Mark and his wife Michelle; his devoted sister, Shirley Christilles, 3 brothers and their wives, Tom and Susan, John and Barbara, and Patrick and Donna; also loving nieces and nephews. He had four beloved grandchildren, Jordan, Grady, Logan and Mason who loved him very much.
There will be a Celebration of Life for Gary in lieu of funeral services at a later date.

Published in Express-News from Nov. 18 to Nov. 25, 2012