September 5, 1933 - October 21, 2018
Service Date: October 25, 2018
Obituaries » Arthur L. Griffin
Following an extended illness, Arthur Lee Griffin, faithful Christian, dedicated father, entrepreneur and community servant, entered into eternal rest on October 21, 2018. Arthur was born to the late Willie Lee and Mary Lou (Abney) Griffin on September 5, 1933 in a two-room house near Pine Grove Baptist Church in Bath, SC. He is predeceased by a son, Arthur L. Griffin, Jr., a daughter, Diane Griffin and wife Gloria Griffin.
Arthur spent his early years living with relatives in Newark, NJ, Bronx, NY and then back to Aiken County, SC to live with his maternal grandmother. His fondest memory from childhood was when his mother built their house on family property on Duncan Road because “it meant we had a permanent home.” The creek beside his home became a constant playground for him and his cousins who affectionally called him, “Hambone”. …..View Obituary…..