Mr. Griffith was born Nov. 5, 1950, in Three Rivers to Huey and Carolina Longoria Griffith. He married Lucinda Cruz on Feb. 16, 1973, in Karnes City and was a retired truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Patrick Deane Griffith; a brother, Donald Jerry Griffith; and step-father, Floyd Quintanilla.
Survivors include his wife, Lucinda Griffith of Live Oak County; three sons, Phillip Duane (Susie) Griffith and Peter Floyd (Stephanie) Griffith, both of Three Rivers, and Paul Donald (Sheila) Griffith of Abernathy; two brothers, Richard (Linda) Quintanilla and Edward Quintanilla, both of Three Rivers; a sister, Dalia “Dolly” Ramirez of Three Rivers; and three grandchildren, Gabriela Hope Griffith, Patricia Denise Griffith and Xavier Jesus Villarreal.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel