Mr. Douglas G. Griffin, age 88, of Chatsworth, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his residence.
Mr. Griffin was a member of the Chatsworth First United Methodist Church where he was recognized for teaching Sunday School for more than 50 years. He was a US Veteran, a member of the Chatsworth Masonic Lodge #664 F&AM, a retired Murray County educator and former Murray County School Superintendent and former Manager for Gilmer County.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Griffin; mother, Agnes Henson Griffin Kiker; stepfather, Frank Kiker; son, Douglas (Bubba) Griffin, Jr.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, June D. Griffin, of the residence; son and daughter-in-law, Rhett and Sandy Griffin, of Chatsworth; daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Billy Childers, of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Kellye Flood (Jason), Christopher Childers (Jill), Courtney Johnston (Dustin), Morgan Sanford (Chase); great-grandchildren, Griffin and Kayson Flood, Camdyn, Carsyn, Christian Childers, Marlow and Sutton Sanford, and James and Jack Johnston.
A private graveside service was held by the family.
A public memorial service will be held at a later date.