SHELBY-Mr. Marshall Griffin, 73, of Shelby, passed away on Oct. 6, 2012 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
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A native of Polk County, he was the son of the late Ed Griffin and Margie Matthews Griffin, who survives. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Thomas Griffin; one brother; and three sisters. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church and was employed by the City of Cherryville for 27 years. Mr. Griffin enjoyed Nascar, movies and his computer. In his younger days, he loved climbing trees.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Lydia Griffin Goode and husband Roger of Shelby; three sons, Thomas Griffin and wife Tammy of Shelby, Jimmy Griffin & wife Brenda of Statesville, and Gordon Griffin and wife Claudette of Shelby; grandchildren, Kevin Griffin, Brandy Coulter, Justin Griffin, Mark Griffin, Jessica Griffin, Harley Powell, Emily Griffin, Krystin Griffin and Matt Griffin; two brothers; and three sisters.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church
Funeral Service: Noon Wednesday at Faith Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Barry Goodman and The Rev. Johnny Owens
Burial: Faith Baptist Church Cemetery
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Faith Baptist Church, 2738 S. Post Rd., Shelby, N.C. 28152
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Published in Shelby Star from Oct. 9 to Oct. 10, 2012