Gilford “Gil” Griffin, 63, Eldorado passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado.
He was born April 20, 1949, in Eldorado the son of Gilford and Evelyn Thomas Griffin. Gil was an Army Veteran and worked at the Walmart store in Carmi.
Gil is survived by a daughter, Amanda (Wade) Blackwell of Long Beach, Miss.; and a son, Joseph Nathaniel (Jami) Griffin, Aviano Air Base, Italy; two brothers, Steve (Rochelle) Griffin, Eldorado and Mike (Andrea) Griffin, Eldorado; one grandson, Levi Griffin; and a special friend Bonnie Kerns.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Gillie Griffin.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Friends may call after 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left on the obituary page of www.weirauchfuneralhome.com