Raymond Robert Griffin, 97, of Union City, Indiana passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born July 15, 1924 in Alexandria, IN, son of the late James A. and Ethel Benefiel Griffin. He attended Butler University and proudly served his country for 3 years with the Army of the United States. He married the love of his life, Margaret “Peggy” Seybert, in 1950 and is survived by her.
Ray was a devoted family man and an active member and usher at Wesley United Methodist Church in Union City, IN. He was also a longtime volunteer with the Community Foundation for Randolph County and at Ascension St. Vincent in Winchester, often volunteering in the Emergency Department.
Ray is preceded in death by his grandson, David Ray Maxwell, and his daughter Sue Ellen Griffin Highfield. Additional survivors include his daughter Mary Griffin Maxwell of Waukegan IL; son-in-law, Kevin Highfield of Houston, TX; grandchildren Sarah (Maggie) Maxwell Morales (Jaime Morales) of Beach Park, IL, Katherine Highfield Neeb (Kyler Neeb) of Houston, TX, and Anna Sybil Highfield of Louisville, KY; great grandchildren; Olivia Morales and Lydia Morales both of Beach Park, IL, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorial Visitation will take place Sunday, June 26, 2022, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Reichard Funeral Home, 400 W. Deerfield Road, Union City, IN 47390.
Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Geoff Grow on Monday June 27, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 515 W. Oak St, Union City, IN 47390.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 515 W. Oak St, Union City, IN 47390, and Community Foundation of Randolph County, 120 W. Washington St., Winchester, IN 47394 or https://www.randolphcountyfoundation.org/ways-to-give/donate/.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com