Gordon Griffin, 90, born July 2, 1930 in Mt Vernon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2021, after battling Covid-19 and a stroke. He is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Grace Griffin, and his wife Lois Elizabeth (Betty) (Ruch) Griffin. He is survived by his sister, Marlene Hedges, daughter Karen (John) Feltman, son Rodger (Paula) Griffin, two grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one nephew and his companion, Shirley Ross.
Gordon served in the Army during the Korean War. After his return to Mt Vernon, he worked at Cooper Bessemer before establishing Griffin Insurance Agency in 1972. He was an avid Bluegrass fan and talented banjo player. Gordon was a member of the Hill SDA church.
Viewing services will be held at Lasater Funeral Homes in Mt Vernon, Wednesday, February 10, from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Services will be held at Lasater Funeral Homes on Thursday, February 11, at 1:00 PM. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery.
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