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Obituary for Mr. James "Bob" Griffith

September 12, 1924 - November 30, 2021
Anderson, Indiana | Age 97

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James Robert "Bob" Griffith, 97, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

He was born September 12, 1924, in Middleton to the late Ernest & Edith (Brown) Griffith. He was owner and operator of Griffith Motors for many years. Bob was a veteran of the US Army having served in WWII and received a Bronze Star. He was former president of the Exchange Club, past member of the Mount Moriah #77 F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge, and a devoted lifelong member of Anderson First Friends Church. Bob was known for many things including being a pilot.

He is survived by his three daughters, Nickie (Craig) Barnhart, Penny Griffith, & Nancy (Jack) Mumbower; grandchildren, Ben (Becky) Mumbower, Nick (Michelle) Mumbower, Jake (Bethany) Mumbower, Kyle (Ashley) Ponsler, Kasey (Josh) Phillips, Megan, & Meredith Barnhart; and great grandchildren, Gabriel Freelander, Samantha, Candace, Luke, Emiie, & Natalie Mumbower, Blakley, Brinley, & Bella Ponsler, Colin & Kennedy Phillips. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (Reedy) Griffith; and brothers, Max & Clifford Griffith.

Services will be at 2pm Friday, December 17, at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, with Pastor Clifton Ashlock officiating. Burial will be at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be from noon until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison County Humane Society https://www.mchsandersonin.org/donate or The Animal Protection League http://www.inapl.org/

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Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service and Crematory

515 East 53rd Street
Anderson, IN 46013
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