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Denny Griffith



Dennis Todd Griffith, 75, of Amanda, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Pickering House.  He was born April 20, 1943 in Lancaster and was the son of the late Doyle and Marietta (Todd) Griffith.  Denny was a 1961 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during Vietnam.  He was a truck driver and was owner of D & D Trucking.  He was a member of Amanda Presbyterian Church, F.O.E. #2120, American Legion Post #11, Elks #1525 in Dunedin, Florida and Amanda Lodge #509 F & AM.  Denny was a barber and former owner of Old Bill Bailey’s.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Donna (Hawk) Griffith; children, Jeff Towe of Lancaster, Tami Towe, Chris Towe and Mike Griffith all of Amanda; four grandchildren, Cory and Brittani Towe, Greg (Kaitlyn) Wehrle and Tori Waldbillig; four great grandchildren, Conner and Ronan Wehrle, Oliver and Lilly Johnson.
A cremation has been handled with care by the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda and a memorial service will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Rev. Julian Taggart officiating.  Friends may call from 11 A.M. until time of service.  Military honors will be provided by Amvets Post #2256 following the service.
The family would like contributions to be given to FairHope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Denny’s memory.
 


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You have our deepest, most heartfelt sympathy in your time of sorrow. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Noah and Joyce Ann Blosser

Noah and Joyce Ann Blosser Apr 11 2019 12:00 AM

A Butterfly Stone Plaque was sent on April 9, 2019

To Jeff and family, May the memories of your Dad (Pops) stay close in your heart. Thinking of you at this time of sorrow and always. Love, Trina Mekus (Spangler) and family

Expression of Sympathy Apr 9 2019 12:00 AM

Christopher, Brittani and Family , We are so sorry of the passing of your loved one. May his memories stay forever in your hearts. With Love,
The Valentines Jerry, Tera, Christian and Kaydence

Tera Valentine Apr 8 2019 12:00 AM

Donna and Family, Peace be with you all... I grew up with Denny, and attended the same church,under the guidance of Rev Taggart. Denny will be on my Prayer List.

Gayle Hansley in CT Apr 8 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry Chris. Let me know if you ever need to talk.

Ray Friesner Apr 8 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Donna, friends, and family! I always enjoyed chatting with Denny! He always greeted me with a kind word and a smile! May he Rest In Peace!

Brad Hill Apr 7 2019 12:00 AM

Donna, we are sending our love and prayers at this difficult time for your family. Oh, your wonderful memories of a life well lived to bolster you.

Alan & Tillie Hale Apr 7 2019 12:00 AM

Denny was one of a kind. I never saw him when he didn't have a smile, story or kind word to say. He was an all around good guy with a big heart. Donna and family, we are sending deepest condolences and sympathies to you and know that we are thinking about you at this sad time.

Paul and Eleanor Kasler Apr 7 2019 12:00 AM

A Fresh Fields was ordered on April 7, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Apr 7 2019 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear this news Donna. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Regan, Sharon and Max

Regan Musgrove Apr 6 2019 12:00 AM

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