William Robert Griffin, 65, of West Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday April 26, 2017, after a battle with cancer. He was born March 18, 1952, in Terre Haute, to William Griffin and Jeanette Slavens Griffin.
Survivors include two daughters, Crystal Griffin and her companion Dave Akers of West Terre Haute and Ginger Griffin of Washington, D.C.; a son, Billy Griffin of West Terre Haute; a brother, Jim "Bud" Griffin of West Terre Haute; a sister, Ginger Funkhouser of Terre Haute; his former wife and friend, Linda Griffin of West Terre Haute; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He enjoyed watching sports especially basketball and football.
A celebration of life service will be 6 p.m. Thursday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute, with Pastor Dennis Leek officiating. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until service time Thursday. There will be a reception/meal immediately following the service at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6574 in West Terre Haute. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available in the funeral home.
Published on  April 29, 2017