Mr. Eddie (Buddy) Griffin

Published 11:22 am Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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Mr. Eddie (Buddy) Griffin, age 92, passed away early on Monday, January 3, 2022, at his home in Bainbridge, Georgia.  Services for Mr. Griffin will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 7, at Christian Faith Church.  The Rev. Ron Kirkland will officiate.  The service will conclude at the church.  Mr. Griffin will be interred in Bellview Cemetery, Miller County, Georgia.  The family will receive friends, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday evening at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home.

Due to ongoing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, those attending are asked to wear protective masks and social distance in accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines.

Eddie (Buddy) Griffin was born November 15, 1929, Baker County, Georgia.  His parents, David Elijah Griffin and Estelle Kelly Griffin, have preceded him in death.  Buddy married the love of his life 63 years ago, Juanita Lambert Griffin.  They became one and raised their family and enjoyed life together.  Buddy was a welder by trade.  Buddy Griffin never met a stranger.  He loved to ride horses and motorcycles.  Buddy was crazy about the rodeo.  He loved to be in the garden and watch his tomatoes and pepper plants.  He was a man of vision.  He said, “If I dreamed it or seen it, I can accomplish it”.   Buddy loved to have people visit in his home.  He always took them to the kitchen table to talk and fellowship.  His favorite colors were red and yellow; he hated gray.  That was like his personality, bright and full of color!  He was a great storyteller and always had a quote.  Quotes like, if you don’t believe me, just live on.  A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, friend, Buddy will be deeply missed.  He lived the kinda life that most men only dream of.

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Eddie Griffin is survived by his wife, Juanita Lambert Griffin of Bainbridge; children, Sheila (Len) Floyd of Bainbridge, Kathy Vickers of Anchorage, Alaska; and Angie Day of Headland, Alabama; sister, Nell Lane of Iron City, Georgia and Zella O’Quinn of Brunswick, Georgia; grandchildren, Wesley Roland, Brandon Vickers, Russell Floyd, Eric Floyd, Becky Wilson, and Laci Grove; and 17 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sons, Rex and Mack Griffin; brother, Marshall Griffin; and sisters, Margaret Harden, Cupid Hagen, Sybil Mills, and Doris Davis.

On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.