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Russell Griffith III

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Russell Kendrick Griffith, III

Georgetown-Russell (Rusty, Poor Boy) Kendrick Griffith, III, 59 died Monday, May 12, 2014 at Bebe Medical Center in Lewes, DE.

Born in Seaford, he was the son of the late Russell K. Griffith, II and Evelyn Willis Cordrey. His wives: Debbie and Beverly Griffith preceded him in death.

He attended Wicomico Junior High School. He was the owner and operator of R.K. Griffith, INC (Trucking Company) of Salisbury, MD. He was also formerly employed as a truck driver with Perdue Farms, Inc. in Salisbury.

He always participated in the Teddy Bear program with the Holly Center in Salisbury, MD.

He is survived by his first wife and caregiver: Becky Griffith of Salisbury; three children: Shawne (Vaughn) Griffith-Trader, Russell "Rusty" (Tasha) Griffith, IV, all of Salisbury and Lori Ann (Maurice) Warren of Milford, DE; eleven grandchildren; a devoted friend: Rhonda Hearn of Delmar, DE; three siblings: Denny (Peggy) Griffith of Seaford, DE; Kathy (Jay) Kerly of Georgetown, DE and Benji Cordrey of Arizona; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 22, 2014 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Old Stage Road in Laurel, DE.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015. Source Code:11Q040799001.


Published in The Daily Times on May 20, 2014
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