SOUTHINGTON - Samuel J. Griffith, 83, of Southington, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Cleveland.
He was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Warren, a son of Samuel and Elizabeth Harker Griffith.
Samuel was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran who served on the Dental Corps.
He retired from Republic Steel in 1993, and was an avid hunter and bowler.
He is survived by his wife, Madiline (Sunderland); two sons, Gary (Diane) Griffith of Clarksville, Tenn., and Donald Griffith of Franklin, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Adam and Adrian Griffith; one great-grandchild Michael Griffith; one brother, Larry Griffith; and two sisters, Arlene Griffith and Lillian Hughes.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Griffith, and two sisters, Betty Odvar and Evelyn Bearfield.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel 180 Garfield, Warren, OH 44483. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Entombment will follow in the Pineview Memorial Park.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsclarkfuneralhome.com