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Donald Lee Griffith

August 31, 1937 March 7, 2020
Donald Lee Griffith
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Donald Lee Griffith, 82 years of age, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Donald was born in Robbins, Tennessee to his late parents, Mitchell Griffith and Carrie Hamby Griffith. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Lonzie Griffith; sister, Jean Dickey; and nephew, Wayne Terrell. Left to mourn Donald’s passing are his loving wife, Constance Lane Griffith; daughter, Ellen Paige Traynor-Welsh; grandsons, Brian Patrick Traynor and Austin Tyler Traynor; sisters, Maxie Overton, Maudia Ellis, Claudia Gore, Zelma Tate, Lola Terrell, Margie Williams, and Bonnie Lawson; loving extended family, Ralph J. Frey, Deborah Cantwell, Cynthia Aracri, Elizabeth Frey, and Melissa Stoppel; as well as extended grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great, great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by his nephews, Leslie, Charles, and Larry Overton, Jimmy Ellis, Michael Williams, and Todd Terrell; and nieces, Shirley Windbegler, Glenna Spradlin, Sandra Jones, Tammy Jones, Charma Zuber, Michele Williams, Bridget Szanto, and Krystle Duncan. Donald received his Bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Tech and his Master’s degree from Xavier University, preparing him for his career as an educator with Cincinnati Public Schools. He taught science at Gamble Junior High School, CAPE High School, and Schwab Middle School. Donald enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and sports, particularly his Tennessee Vols. Donald will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor. Donald’s family would like to thank VITAS Cincinnati for the outstanding care they took of him in his final days. Visitation will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Hwy 42, Florence, Kentucky 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. Family and friends will gather at Cock and Bull Glendale, 275 E. Sharon Road, Glendale, Ohio 45246 to continue to celebrate Donald’s life immediately following the burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to: VITAS Cincinnati, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 or Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn Street, Unit 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday

11

Mar

10:00 AM 3/11/2020 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/11/2020 12:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Wednesday

11

Mar

12:00 PM 3/11/2020 12:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

11200 Prinston Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

11200 Prinston Pike Cincinnati 45246 Ohio
United States

Memorial Contribution

VITAS Cincinnati, 255 E. Fifth Street, Suite 1200, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Alzheimer's Association

644 Linn Street, Suite 1026
Cincinnati, OH 45203
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