Donald Griffin Sr.
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Donald "Bobby" Griffin Sr., age 80 years of Merrillville, IN, passed away peacefully March 16, 2017. Donald was born to Isaac Sr., and Florine Griffin on October 9, 1936. He was a graduate of Froebel High School Class of 1954. Bobby retired from the Budd Company and Lake County Assessor's Office. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Isaac (Marilie) Griffin Jr., sister Luella Roper and daughter-in-law Deatra Griffin. Survived by loving son and caregiver Donald Jr., loving daughters Wanda and Pamela; loving son Derrick; grandchildren Martina, Martine, Whitney, Malcolm Jr., Pamela, Donika, Derrick Jr. and Ayana. 10 great grandchildren; best friends James Wright and Willie Wilkerson and many other relatives and friends. Visitation Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 12 to 8:00p.m. with family hours from 6 to 8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral service Friday, March 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Ave. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Mar. 22, 2017.
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April 7, 2017
To the Griffin family you have my heartfelt sympathy Bobby was a dear friend God bless you and your family and may He rest in peace
Hazel Kimble
March 29, 2017
Donya Perry
March 26, 2017
We are so sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. You have our deepest and sincerest sympathy.
Sam and Natalie Stewart
March 24, 2017
Wanda Epps
You have my sincere condolence for the loss of your dad. May god be with you and your family.

Dorcia Parker
March 23, 2017
To the Family of Bobby Griffin. My Condolences, On the Loss of Your Father. May GOD'S Peace Be With You. May HIS Love Surround You, HIS Grace Always Be With You.
Zenobia Hodges
March 23, 2017
To Bobby's Family
I am truly sorry to hear about your loss.
Bobby will be truly missed and always
be remembered.
March 23, 2017
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Diana Phillips Stanford
March 23, 2017
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
March 23, 2017
To Bobby's family and friends May God comfort us as only HE can and May the Lord now say to my dear friend Bobby well done good and faithful servant.
Glindia McClatchey
March 22, 2017

I'm sorry to hear about the loss of Donald.
Danette Schau
March 22, 2017
My sincerest condolences to the family.

May your treasured memories and the drawing close to Almighty God in prayer comfort and strengthen you during this most difficult time.

March 22, 2017
Our sincere condolence to the entire Griffin family. Bobby was a dear and wonderful friend. Our hearts are filled with sadness as we remember the great and fun-filled times we spent together. Bobby will always remain in our hearts and memories. Rest in peace Grif. We love you.
Cleo and Barbara Stephens
March 22, 2017
Wanda Epps
March 22, 2017
R.I.H. You will be always be remembered by your 15th Avenue Family!
Carolyn (Day) Little
March 22, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
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