Mr. Griffin was born in Randolph County, Ala., on June 21, 1918, to the late Carless Griffin and the late Arrie Heard Griffin. He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Teresa Pittman Griffin. Mr. Griffin was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during World War II. He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Griffin was the owner and operator of G&H Glass Company.
Mr. Griffin is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha B. Griffin; sons and daughters-in-law, Jabo and Tam Griffin, Cleve Griffin, Rick and Penny Griffin, Johnny and Kim Griffin, and Wade and Ivey Griffin; grandchildren, Shane Griffin, Stephanie Phillips, Melinda Chambers, Paul Griffin, Curt Griffin, B.J. Griffin, Tyler Griffin, Kip Wise, Crissy Griffin, Keaton Wise, Emily Griffin, and John Griffin; four great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Sara Dozier, Bessie Scharnitzky, Bobbie Chance, and Joyce Wengler; brother-in-law, Bruce Broxton; several nieces and nephews; and special cousin, Punk Carter.
Funeral services for Mr. Ed Griffin will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008, in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Dr. Steve Stewart and the Rev. Jack Pickle will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of the arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.