He was an owner/operator of Griffith Cycle Shop. He was a member of Greens Lake Road Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, R. Howard and Sally Walker Griffith.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Smithers Griffith of East Ridge; children: Terry Griffith and Garry Griffith, both of East Ridge; five grandchildren; and sister, Iva Watson of Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 10, 2012, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Minister Reid Perry officiating.
Interment will follow in the veteran’s section of Fort Hill Cemetery.