UTICA — A graveside service for James S. Griffith, 78, of Utica, will be held Tuesday, June 11, at 11 a.m. at Homer Cemetery with Don Allen officiating.
Mr. Griffith passed away on June 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Homer to the late Dexter and Mary Ella (May) Griffith.
James was a member of Christ the King Community Church in Fredericktown. He was a retired truck driver from Signal Delivery Service and was an avid motorcycle rider.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sharon K. (Davis) Griffith; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Sharon Griffith of Utica; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Alvin Tupas of Broken Arrow, OK; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and an aunt, Ruth Anderson.
James was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Elmer, Paul and Ramon Griffith.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, P.O. Box 430, Newark, OH 43058-0430.
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Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica is assisting the family with arrangements.