Mr. Vincent Logan Griffin
- May 2, 1961 - February 21, 2012
- Mesquite, Texas
of Vincent's Passing
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Mesquite, TX 75149
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“I was his friend in high school
he started Teaching at princeton when i started
i am sure going to miss him
1 of 30 | Posted by: David Golden - Princeton, TX
“I send all of my prayers to your family. I know this is a very challenging time in your life but please know there are people around you that are...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Debbie Carnrike - Mesquite, TX
Though you can't see Vincent may you always feel his presence.
3 of 30 | Posted by: Cherri Lynn - Mesquite, TX
“Dad...I miss you. I can't grasp that you are no longer waiting on the other end of the phone. To me, you are still there...waiting with a funny quip....Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Erica Griffin - Carrollton, TX
“I will always be grateful to Vince for the kindness and compassion that he showed our son, Travis. Vince would always ask how he was doing and he...Read More »
5 of 30 | Posted by: Kelly Smith - Balch Springs, TX
“Our family will truly miss Vince. He was one of the many people who made Chris feel comfortable at church before he was baptized. He always made...Read More »
6 of 30 | Posted by: Audrey Brown - Mesquite, TX
“I will always remember calling the house and Vince answering the phone. Often times we would banter back and forth in good clean fun. We didn't...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Brian K. and Cindy F. Haggard - KY
“Vince was a wonderful man. I will miss his summer visits, his jokes, talking about music, his love for Francie and his grandkids, and his general...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Adam Seegmiller - Brentwood, TN
“Francie, words cannot express our thoughts for you and your family at this time. We love and respect Vince so much and will miss him tremendously. ...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Adam and Paula Seegmiller
“Francie, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I know Vince was a loving husband and father who will be greatly missed. Words are often...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Lynette Keene
“Francie & family,
Our deepest condolences on the loss of Vince, one of our beloved friends. We love you. As I said, I'm close by if you need me.
11 of 30 | Posted by: Dee and Bill Anderson - Mesquite, TX
“Francie- Michael and I were saddened to hear about your loss. Love meeting Vince and you @ AvCon. Please take care and know that you are surrounded...Read More »
12 of 30 | Posted by: Ruth Williams - Friend
“Vince was a great brother inlaw to me and I will greatly miss him.
13 of 30 | Posted by: David Haggard - WV
“Our heartfelt condolescenses. Mr. Griffin was a great gift to the Princeton students and our Regan. She loved holding Mr. Griffin's hand.
14 of 30 | Posted by: Family of Regan Bump - Prosper, TX
“Thoughts and prayers for the Griffin family. My condolences to you all.
15 of 30 | Posted by: Brianna Buchanan - Princeton, TX
“Mr.Griffin has been a part of mine and my husbands life for about 6 years. We are going to miss him very much.
16 of 30 | Posted by: Lou Ann Elliott - Princeton, TX
“Cool as a cucumber. Never saw Vincent flustered. No matter what was going on, he was always always to keep in perspective what was important.
17 of 30 | Posted by: Jerry Cornish - Mesquite, TX
“As Vince's mother I cannot tell you the feelings inside me because of losing him. He was an amazing individual. His love for his grandchildren was...Read More »
18 of 30 | Posted by: Nancy Hughes - Columbia, SC
“I know Francie and Vince from our mutual interest in Road to Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables. We met in person in Toronto at the Avonlea Convention....Read More »
19 of 30 | Posted by: Kitty - Peterborough, NH - Friend
“I am privileged and so happy to have met Vince at Avcon in Toronto, a wonderful, kind man. Very tall :-) one of the first things I noticed about him!...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Sonya
“I truly loved Vince's gentle and kind nature. He was a very kind, loving and friendly man. I will certainly miss him. I express my love to his family...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: AL JOHNSON - MESQUITE, TX
“It has been a true treasure to have known such a caring and geniune man. His love for family was always an inspiration. My special memory will...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Cinda Owen - Anna, TX
“You will be missed Vincent. What a great loss we suffered on February 21st!!
My heart and prayers go out to all the family.
In Loving Memory,
...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: April Blackwell - Princeton, TX
“Mr. Griffin substantially changed Damien's education when Damien started with him 2 years ago. All of us will ever be grateful for the teachings of...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: Damien Mullin - Princeton, TX
“Our prayers to the family. He will be greatly missed.
25 of 30 | Posted by: Joyce Swift - McKinney , TX
“I had the priviledge of working with Mr. Griffin for many years. He was an awesome teacher and taught his students with love and compassion. He...Read More »
26 of 30 | Posted by: Jeannie Foster-Box - Princeton, TX
“Vincent was dedicated to Serving students with special needs and encouraged each of his students to participate in Special Olympics. Vincent leaves...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Grant Sweeney - Princeton, TX
“I remember when Vince was born. A wonderful bright shining boy addition to our family. Always happy and smiling. We will miss him terribly.
28 of 30 | Posted by: Julie Phillips - Columbia, SC
“I well miss Mr.Griffen veary much.
He would all ways made things fun.
On bus trips he would let me play with his phone. he would set beside me and...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: travis honea - prinston, TX
“I will greatly miss working with Vince in the classroom, training the kids for Special Olympics, classroom cooking, projects, and our tie-dyes.
30 of 30 | Posted by: Nancy Rivera - Lucas, TX
Vincent was born May 2, 1961 in Fayetteville, NC and passed away in Houston TX on February 21, 2012. He is survived by his parents, Robert Curtis Griffin and Nancy Caroline Hughes; his wife, Frances Griffin; two children, Erica Griffin and Laura Ray; grandchildren, Ethan Griffin, Madeleine Morvant and Kyla Ray and by one sister, Nancy Quinn. Mr. Griffin taught special education for the Princeton Independent School District for many years. He was also the driving force to develop The Special Olympics Program for Princeton ISD. Vincent enjoyed reading, watching old movies and was known for cooking his creative dishes. He had a passion for gardening and was especially proud of growing his roses. Above all he loved spending time and playing with his grandchildren. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Mesquite, TX. Bishop Jared Richardson will be officiating. Family wishes in lieu of flowers,please make donations to the National Marfan Foundation at www.marfan.org.
February 28, 2012
Mesquite City Cemetery
Mesquite, TX 75149
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