Obituary photo of Virgil Griffin, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

Virgil "VJ" Griffin

1926 - 2017
Obituary photo of Virgil Griffin, Akron-Ohio
In Loving Memory of

Virgil "VJ" Griffin

1926 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312

Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312
Virgil V.J. Griffin, 90, of Tallmadge, passed away February 15, 2017. V.J. was born in Waynesburg, Kentucky on August 3, 1926 to the late Mitchell and Retna Griffin. V.J. was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he worked for many years at City Chevrolet, Akron McNeil and Alcar. He was a member of Southeast Church of The Nazarene and he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, gardening, mechanic work and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, V.J. was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Rosetta and 10 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy (Harry) Nicholson; and son, Rodney Griffin; 4 brothers; grandchildren, Tina (Brian) Chase, Travis (Ginger) Nicholson, Shawn (Rachel) Nicholson and R.J. Griffin (Mindy Zura) and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11 am until time of funeral service at 1 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Road, Akron. Interment at Hillside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Summa or Adena Hospice.
Virgil V.J. Griffin, 90, of Tallmadge, passed away February 15, 2017. V.J. was born in Waynesburg, Kentucky on August 3, 1926 to the late Mitchell and Retna Griffin. V.J. was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he worked for many years at City Chevrolet, Akron McNeil and Alcar. He was a member of Southeast Church of The Nazarene and he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, gardening, mechanic work and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, V.J. was preceded in death by his loving wife of 63 years, Rosetta and 10 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Judy (Harry) Nicholson; and son, Rodney Griffin; 4 brothers; grandchildren, Tina (Brian) Chase, Travis (Ginger) Nicholson, Shawn (Rachel) Nicholson and R.J. Griffin (Mindy Zura) and 14 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11 am until time of funeral service at 1 pm at Newcomer Funeral Home, 131 N. Canton Road, Akron. Interment at Hillside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Summa or Adena Hospice.
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Service:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 1:00pm
Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH  44305
330-784-3334
Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312

Interment:
Hillside Memorial Park
1025 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312

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