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“I first met John while I was teaching his son John. Both left me a better person. Quite, humorous, smart. Great qualities. John, I still think of you...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Tommy Walker - Anniston, AL

“One of the best teachers I ever had. He was an awesome man and a staple of Wellborn High for many years. He'll be missed greatly. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Ben Carroll - AL

“Im so sad to hear this. This was the best teacher to ever teach at Wellborn High School. He will be missed. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Jessie D - Montgomery, AL

“Mr . Griffin was truly the kindest person and amazing teacher ! He always showed love to his students and I loved to hear his incredible stories...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Anna Screws - Anniston, AL

“I enjoyed visiting his classroom. He worked hard to provide whatever he could to help his students succeed. RIP Mr. Griffin. Thank you for your...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Lisa Amerson - Anniston, AL

“Mr. Griffin was my favorite teacher. He came to my wedding and has always had a special place in my heart. My heart breaks to learn of his passing. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Emily Fleming - Anniston, AL

“I will never forget all the war stories and fun we had in his class, he was the best teacher! The man had patience of steel to put up with us. So...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Lindsey Estes - Jacksonville, AL

“Great teacher I had hands down. He will be greatly missed. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: David Reynolds - AL

“I remember a day when a certain teacher told me to get rid of gum; however, this classroom didn't have a trash can so he told me to spit it out...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: - student

“What can I say about Mr. Griffin. He was a great teacher and a great man. I'm truly saddened to hear of his passing. He was my favorite teacher. ...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Brandt Morrison - Eastaboga, AL

“Such a sweet caring smart man!! He had a heart of gold!!! I have thought about you often throughout the years! You'll never be forgotten in your...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Jessica Amos - Anniston, AL

“One of my favorite teachers in high school at Wellborn! Praying for his family! ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Becky - Anniston, AL - student

“To John, Jr. and the rest of the family, my deepest sympathy. Mr. Griffin's classroom at Wellborn High School was across the hall from mine for...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Susan Watson - Anniston, AL

“Mr. Griffin was a wonderful teacher to all of us at Walter Wellborn. Good times and bad, he remained the same. He taught us all the math we needed,...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Melissa Angle - Anniston, AL

“Mr. Griffin first and foremost Thank you for serving our country so gracefully! Thank you for coming to Alabama and choosing wellborn for your...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Amber Garner - Anniston, AL

“Mr. Griffin was an amazing teacher, his loss will leave a large hole in the hearts of many. His service to our country and it's young peoples will be...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Melanie Lopez - Peyton, CO

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John passed away in October 2019.

John was a resident of Boston, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

Jack served a distinguished 24-year career in the United States Army Chemical Corps, including overseas service in South Korea, West Germany, and with the United Nations Special Commission in Iraq, and is a recipient of the Legion of Merit.

Seleana Keller October 6th, 2019 | Folsom Funeral Services .

In lieu of flowers his family requests donations be made to Black Cat Rescue (599 Broadway #2, Somerville, MA 02145; ( blackcatrescue.com ), from whom he adopted one of his many companion cats.