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“Thoughts and Prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: Pam Griffith - Ellijay, GA

“am sending my condolences. I missed the services but I'm thinking of you all. Gayle Cicco ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: gayle cicco - vermilion, OH

“Dear acharlotte and Family, I'm so sorry to hear of Ira's passing. Many prayers to your family! ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Allison Combs - Marion, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Grif. was a good guy, we work together at Ford.I have many memories of him..May he rest in peace..Dallas Ron. Tyree ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Dallas Ronald Tyree - Lorain, OH

“He will be missed. My thoughts are with Charlotte and the family. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Opal Sexton - Sister

“Sorry to see him pass, but happy to know he's in a Much better place.Jay ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: A friend

“Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Bob & Sherri (Lawson) Rogers - KY

“Prayers for the family ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: vinadean griffith - Family

“Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Always remember that when the Lord brings you to it, he will also see you through it ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Rita Kopronics - Amherst, OH

“You all are in my thoughts and prayers. He was a special good brother. He always came and visited when he was in. I going to miss him. ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Ethel Hamby - Robbins, TN

“Charlotte & Family So sorry to hear about Ira passing away. We love you all and will be praying for you. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Glenn & Barbara Shepard - Family

“Charlotte, I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy, condolences, prayers, for you and your entire family. We never forget those friends from...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Geraldine Harper - Kingston, TN

“So sorry. Will keep you all in our prayers. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Karen & Rocky Hamby - Sunbright, TN

“You have my deepest sympathy, I remember your father from my youth when he would visit my father Arnold (Shotgun)or would see him at Bill's house...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Claude Griffith - Grand Blanc, MI


15 of 22 | Posted by: KEITH AND MARTHA HAMBY - ROBBINS, TN

“With deepest sympathy. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Billie Jean & Phillip Hamilton

“With deepest sympathy to Charlotte, Brian, Jeff and Chris. We will be praying for you. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Ivazie and Betty O'Neal - Oneida, TN

“We love you Jeff and Shannon. So sorry for the loss to your family. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Randall & Tamara Cooke - Freeport, FL

“Mrs. Griffith, Brian, Jeff, and Chris, my condolences to each of you and your entire family. Thoughts and prayers to all as well. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Jerry DeWitt - Vermilion, OH

“To the whole Griffith family...I am very sorry to hear about the loss of Ira. My heart goes out to you all. Love and miss you guys! ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Coylette DeWitt - Vermilion, OH

“Sorry for your loss ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Kares & Mary Hamby - Family

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home - OH


Ira Griffith, 73, of Vermilion, died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at his home after a lengthy illness.

He was born June 18, 1943 in Robbins, TN, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 51 years moving from TN.

Ira worked on the assembly line for Ford Motor Co., Lorain for 30 years, retiring in 1995.

He had attended the Sandusky Church of God and was a member of the UAW #425. Ira enjoyed Bluegrass music and gardening. His love for Bluegrass music led him to organize the First Class Bluegrass music concerts at the Commodore's Place in Vermilion. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charlotte (nee Webb) Griffith of Vermilion; sons, Brian (Tamela) Griffith of Vermilion, Jeff (Shannon) Griffith of Huron, and Chris (Lori) Griffith of Norwalk; 8 grandchildren: Ashley, Justen, Kayla, Ethan, Alison, Jaret, Nathan, and Morgan; great grandson, Weston; brothers: Delbert and Roy "Tommy" Griffith; and his sisters, Ivazee, Shirley, Nadine, Flonnie, Opal, and Ethel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Odessa (nee Hill) Griffith; brothers, Arzo, Ernest, and Bill; and his sisters Pearl Mae and Edith.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 4:00 pm until the time of a funeral service at 7:00 pm at the Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South Street, Vermilion, Ohio. Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 am at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. Rev. Harvey Studer and Sam Studer will co-officiate.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sandusky Church of God, 1018 West Bogart Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.

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