Willis Eugene Griffin Jr. of Clover passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020. He was born in Halifax County on Feb. 28, 1949 and was 71 years of age. He was the son of Rosetta Martin Griffin and the late Willis “Pete” Griffin.
He attended Providence Presbyterian Church and served in the United States Army serving in the 25th Division during the Vietnam Era where he was a Purple Heart recipient. He also was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Willis Eugene Griffin Jr. is survived by his mother; one son, Paul Griffin of Oxford, North Carolina; one daughter, Holly Griffin and Preston B. Vaughan of Lynch Station; two grandchildren, Austin Lloyd and Claire Griffin; siblings, Annis Hunt (Oscar Lee) of Huntersville, North Carolina and Jerry Griffin (Janice) of Charlotte Court House; and his companion, Lena Wilson of Clover.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 8, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Providence Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Anthony Reeves officiating.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home, 7100 Morton’s Ferry Rd, Clover.
For memorials, consider a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.