Walter Franklin Griffin


Walter Franklin Griffin, 86 years of age, died June 11, 2019 in New Albany, Indiana. He was born December 25, 1932 in Covington, Kentucky to the late Raymond W. and Dorothy (Elliot) Griffin and was a retired general laborer with Local #795. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War and was the widower of Marita G. Griffin. He loved to rebuild trucks and was a lifelong U of K basketball fan. Walter was a member of the First Church of God in New Albany and the V.F.W. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors include two sons, Dirk Griffin and Brian Griffin (Cheryl); three grandchildren, Kayleigh, Athena, and Nathan; and three great-grandchildren, Kaia, Braxton, and Emry. Also a brother Richard Lee Griffin Sr. and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4 ~ 8 p.m .Thursday June 13, and after 12 noon Friday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday June 14, in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel. Burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy to American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
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