Mr. Arnold Griffin, age 64, was a loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather who went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday April 26, 2013 at his home.
He was born September 18, 1948 in Union County, NC, the son of the late Mr. Thomas Wade Griffin and the late Mrs. Oris Underwood Griffin. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife: Patsy lee Manus.
Mr. Griffin is survived by one daughter: Cindy Horne of Waxhaw, NC; one son: David Griffin and wife Helen of Waxhaw, NC; two sisters: Judy (Sue) Blanchard and Kathy Plyler, both of Monroe, NC; one brother: Dennis Griffin; five grandchildren: Scott Griffin, Amber Horne and fiancé Johnathan Smalley, Megan Griffin, Hannah Griffin, and Trevor Horne.
The family will receive friends and relatives for visitation Sunday April 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at McEwen Funeral Home in Monroe.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Griffin will be 11:00 AM Monday April 29, 2013 at New Life Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Rick Godwin with burial to follow in Lakeland Memorial Park.
The family suggests that memorials be made to New Life Baptist Church, 826 Willoughby Road, Monroe, NC 28110.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcewenmonroechapel.com
McEwen Funeral and Cremation Service of Monroe is serving the family of Mr. Griffin.