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Howard Griffith

July 7, 1943 ~ February 29, 2020 (age 76)

Obituary

Howard Griffith, 76, of Miamisburg, passed away on Saturday February 29, 2020 in Hospice of Butler and Warren County. He was born July 7, 1943 in Brimstone Mountain Robbins, Tennessee.

He was a man of few words. He loved his work and instilled in his family the value of a strong work ethic. He loved sports and could play anything he set his mind to. He took great pride in his family. He was a devoted husband and father. He was devoted to providing the best life for all of us. He lived his life in a quiet way that we could all learn from. He taught us that love is often expressed through our actions and not our words. He taught his grandsons how to be a devoted husband, father and to be the best men they could be. He taught his girls what to look for and expect in a good man. “You favored me, You made my mountain stand strong.”

He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Barbara Faye (Whitehead) Griffith; daughter, Scherry Griffith; two grandsons, Howard (Faith) VanZant and Jessie VanZant; granddaughter – papaw’s princess, Emma VanZant; sister, Rita Lilley Wright; sister-in-law, Sandy Whitehead; many loved nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Vice Griffith; aunt Lizzy Griffith and Papaw Elmer Griffith (Pap). 

No services will be observed.

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