Walter Allen Griffin, 82, passed away in Killeen, Texas on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Graveside service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Killeen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Walter was born on November 25, 1937 to SM Griffin and Olla Mae (McClarin) Griffin in Bolton, Mississippi. He left Uttica High School and enlisted in the United States Army serving for 20 years. Walter served in Vietnam and stateside from September 7, 1955 to December 31, 1975. Walter married Mable Ann Bivens they have been married 62 years. After the Army he worked with heavy equipment in construction, but in his spare time he loved fishing, playing cards, dominos, and barbecuing. His family remembers his involvement with the kids and his humor. He had jokes to share with everyone.
Walter is proceeded in death by his parents S.M. and Olla Mae Griffin.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Mable Griffin; Daughter, Veronica and husband Gary Storr Sr.; sons, Manuel Griffin and wife Monica; son, David Griffin; and Michael Griffin and wife Evelyn; Brother SM Griffin Jr. and wife Shirley; sister Shirley Griffin; daughter Shell Griffin; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
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