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Joel GRISWOLD Obituary
GRISWOLD, Joel F. Mr. Joe Griswold of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on October 2, 2017. He was born on September 12, 1930 and was preceded in death by father J.B. Griswold and mother Frances Bradshaw Griswold. Joe lost both his parents at a young age and spent his teen years with various aunts and uncles. A graduate of Buchanan High School in 1946 and a student at the University of Georgia. After leaving college, Joe was employed as a minor league baseball player and a short term member of the Atlanta Crackers. An enlistment in the U.S. Army came in 1951 during which time he served our country in the Korean war. His subsequent career included 9 years with the Central of Georgia Railroad, a well known and successful real estate sales agent, broker, company owner, building contractor and appraiser for both FHA and the VA He is survived by 2 sons, Joel F. Griswold Jr. and Gregory B. Griswold. Services to be announced.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 22, 2017
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