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Harold

Ephraim

Griffith

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March 14, 2017

Harold Ephraim Griffith, 82, of 3314 Kanawha Trail died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at his home. Mr. Griffith was born December 22, 1934, in Alleghany County a Son of the late Willard Stanley Griffith and Grace Hylton Griffith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Griffith, and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Junior Amos, Dale Wilson, Gay Howard and Leonard Howard. He was a cold war veteran with the U.S.Army. He was an employee of the former Industrial Rayon Corp in Covington and had retired from the Research Department of Hercules, Inc. in 1996. He was a longtime member of Calvary Christian Church. In addition to providing for his family, Harold always got the most enjoyment out of working on his homestead, gardening and meticulously tending to the landscape. Surviving are his Wife of 53 years, Bonnie Amos Griffith, of Covington; his Daughter and Son-in-law, Patty and Darren Honaker, of Clifton Forge; three grandsons, Christopher Honaker of Blacksburg, and Erik and Mason Honaker of Clifton Forge; one brother, W.S. "Pete" Griffith, Jr. and his wife, Helen, of Covington; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Elsie Griffith and Roger and Pat Amos all of Covington, Reta Amos of Lindside, WV, Roscoe and Dreama Amos of Rock Camp, WV, Arnold and Barbara Amos of Peterstown, WV, and Linda Wilson of Union, WV, and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017, in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev Mike Warren officiating. Interment will be made in the Swope Cemetery at Lindside, WV. The family will receive their friends Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that memorial donations in Mr. Griffith's name be made to Calvary Christian Church, 1329 S. Pond Ave., Covington, VA 24426. Service Saturday, March 18, 2017 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Friday, March 17, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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