John Griffin

Obituary of John Griffin

John H. (Johnny Boo) Griffin, Sr., widower of Selina Griffin, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at a local nursing center.

Born in Sumter, he was a son of the late Ernest Collin Griffin, Sr. and Martha Mae McLeod Griffin.

Mr. Griffin attended the Church of God of Prophecy and was a retired building contractor.

Surviving are three sons, John H. Griffin, Jr. (Shelley) of Columbia, David C. Griffin of Sumter and Glenn R. Griffin of Greenville; a daughter, Nora Griffin of Montgomery, AL; a sister, Eileen Ross of Sumter and three grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 P.M. Friday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Bishop Edward Fleming, D.Min. officiating.

The family will receive friends at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home following the service and other times at 4845 Pinewood Road, Pinewood, SC.

On-line condolences may be sent to

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.