03/02/07 — BILLY GRIFFIN

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Aug. 3,1917-Feb. 28, 2007

Billy Griffin, 89, 506 Park Ave., a local architect, died Wednesday at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Reynolds Griffin.

Memorial service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the home, 506 Park Ave., Goldsboro.

He was born in Wayne County to the late Asa Thomas and Susan Barwick Griffin. He was a past mayor pro tem of the City of Goldsboro and was a naval officer in the Pacific during World War II.

He is survived by three sons, Craig Reynolds Griffin of Atlantic Beach, Robert Scott Griffin of New Bern and Phillip Brooks Griffin of Lexington, Ky.; daughter, Nancy Breck Griffin of Wilmington; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Community Soup Kitchen of Goldsboro, 112 West Oak St., Goldsboro, N.C. 27530.

Condolences to the family may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory, 1500 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro.

Published in Obituaries on March 2, 2007 2:05 PM