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Mr. Frank W. “Pete” Griffin

d. July 5, 2020

“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him” 1 Thessalonians 4:14

Mr. Frank W. “Pete” Griffin, age 88, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Signature Healthcare Center, Rockwood, Tennessee. He was born October 29, 1931 in Harriman, Tennessee. Mr. Griffin loved doing any type of yard work and mowed yards for other people for over 20 years after retiring from the Kayser-Roth hosiery mill in Rockwood at the age of 65. He loved to visit his children on Sunday mornings. He also loved to tell jokes and laugh. He was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Griffin and Sally Clark Griffin; wife Pauline Griffin; brother, Clyde Griffin; and sisters, Mildred Lawson, Betty Davis, and Beulah Bishop.

Survivors include:

Daughter:                     Kathy Kindrick (Tim)

Sons:                           Kenneth Griffin (Kathy)

                                    Frank “Bunk” Griffin (Susan)

Brothers:                      Josh Griffin

                                    Joe Griffin (Ruth)

                                    Jackie Griffin (Barbara)

Sister:                          Cora Lane

Grandchildren:              Allen Griffin (Jennifer)

                                    Carrie Patterson (Jamie)

                                    Terri Jones (Aubrey)

                                    Brian Griffin

                                    Tabatha Poland (Ben)

                                    Kelle Griffin

                                    Jason Pollard

                                    Damond Pollard

19 Great Grandchildren; 1 Great-Great Granddaughter

And a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Pastor Jamie Nelson officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, Tennessee.

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