Felton Ira Griffin, 89, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2023, in his home with his family by his side. He was born on October 28, 1933, to Ira and Vera Griffin in Nahunta, Georgia.
Felton Ira Griffin is survived by his children David Griffin (wife Kathy), Sandra Robson (husband Kenneth), Karen Shackelford (husband Jerry), 7 grandchildren (Allen, Josh, Randi, Adam, P.J., Travis and Erica) and 14 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of over 64 years, Yvonne and his son, Douglas.
Felton Ira Griffin led a fulfilling life. He moved to Jacksonville in 1945 and in 1951, he started his career at Duval Ford where he worked for 47 years, retiring in 1998.
He will be remembered for his laid back, “go with the flow” attitude and positive catch phrases like “That’s life on the farm” and “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah”. His legacy will live on in the hearts, minds, and actions of all his family and friends.
Visitation will be held on October 13, 2023, at The Church at Argyle located at 6823 Argyle Forest Boulevard at 11:00 am, followed by a memorial service at 12:00 pm and ending with internment at Riverside Memorial Park on Normandy Boulevard.
For friends and family that are unable to attend the church service, live stream information is provided below:
Broadcast: Felton Griffin Memorial
Date: Fri Oct 13, 2023, at 11:55:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
A celebration of the life of Felton Griffin
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Church at Argyle
Church at Argyle
Riverside Memorial Park