Roy E. Griffith, 84, formerly of Elyria, died Monday, October 1, 2007 at Gaymont Nursing Center in Norwalk. He was born September 23, 1923 in Webbville, KY and attended Morehead College. He resided in Elyria from 1948 until moving to Norwalk in 2000.
He served as a medic with the U.S. Army during World War II where he was stationed in England.
He had been employed at Luxaire Company in Elyria and Independent Register Company in Cleveland.
He was a member of Elyria Elks Club and Elyri V.F.W. No. 1079.
Roy is survived by daughters, Jeanne Susak of North Ridgeville, Marian Jackson of Gastonia, NC; son, Bruce Griffith of Summerfield, FL; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Marthellen Rucker of Webbville, KY; and a brother, Bill Griffith of Olive Hill, KY.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn in 1995; sister, Oda Harrison; and a brother Obie Griffith.
Visistation will be Wednesday, October 3, 2007 from 6 to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria. Interment will be Thursday, October 4, 2007, 10 A.M. at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106.