J.D. Eugene Griffith 93, long time resident of Paducah, KY passed away on January 9, 2022 at Ridgewood Terrace Health-Rehab in Madisonville, KY.
He was born in Paducah on November 10, 1928. He retired from what is now Calvert City Metals & Alloys in 1990. He is of the Baptist faith and was a long-time member of East Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in China & occupied Japan post WWII.
He is preceded in death by his parents George Eugene Griffith and Pauline McNeil Griffith, as well as his sister Bernice Griffith Robison, his brother Kenneth Orwell Griffith and 2 infant brothers & sisters. He is also preceded in death by the absolute love of his life, his wife Ina Mae Schnuck Griffith.
He is survived by 2 sons, Donald E Griffith (Brenda Brown Griffith) and Keith W Griffith (Julie Kennedy Griffith deceased); 3 grandsons, 1 granddaughter and 7 great grandchildren. He lived a long fruitful life and will be missed by all that new him.
Visitation is January 14, 2022 beginning at 11:00 with a 1:00 service at Lindsey’s Funeral Home.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers please contribute to your favorite charity in his memory.
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