Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Wilbert A. Griffith

Wilbert A. Griffith, 82, of 42 Shelby Villa, died Friday morning in the Crestwood Care Center in Ontario after an extended illness.

He was born Nov. 4, 1907 in Woodsfield, Ohio the son of James and Della (Gessell) Griffith.

Mr. Griffith was a retired foreman for Westinghouse Corp. in Mansfield and a member of the Brookwood Way Church of Christ in Mansfield.

He is survived by his wife Opal (Smith) Griffith whom he married on June 30, 1928; one son: W. Ardell Griffith of Alpharetta, GA; one sister: Vera Schwall of Lincoln Park, MI; two brothers: Okey Griffith and Lester Griffith, both of Shelby; 3 grandaughters; 4 great-grandchildren; and 1 step-grandaughter.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 11:00 A.M. at the Turner Funeral Home by his pastor Evangelist Joe Lorimor. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 A.M. till 11 A.M. on Monday prior to the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brookwood Way Church of Christ in care of the funeral home.

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