May 20, 1961 - February 19, 2021
Billy Wayne Griffin was born on May 20, 1961 to the late Erskin and Ollie Griffin. He was the eighth born of nine children. Billy began his Christian journey at an early age. During his childhood, he attended Union Grove United Methodist Church. Later as an adult, he became a member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor George Taylor where he remained a faithful member until death. While at New Prospect M.B. Church, Deacon Billy was a dedicated member who worked on different committees and in different positions. He was an ordained Deacon, served as the Sunday School Superintendent, was a loyal member of the Male Chorus, and also served as an Usher. Following high school, Deacon Billy began his career with MTD Aircap and retired after 35 years of service. Deacon Billy enjoyed his retirement by engaging in church activities, family gatherings, and supporting his favorite football team, the Washington Redskins. On Friday, February 19, 2021, Deacon Billy went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He leaves to cherish his legacy, his loving wife of 21 years, Joyce Griffin; his two children: LaTasha McIntosh and Justin Griffin of Tupelo, MS; two stepchildren: Miketra Richardson of Shannon, MS and Roderick Richardson of New Orleans, LA. 2 sisters, 4 brothers; 4 grandsons and 1 granddaughter; 13 sisters-in-law, 6 brothers-in-laws, and a loving mother-in-law. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is proceeded in death by his parents Erskin and Ollie Griffin and brothers: Freddie Griffin, Wimp Griffin, and James Darden.
Billy Wayne Griffin was born on May 20, 1961 to the late Erskin and Ollie Griffin. He was the eighth born of nine children. Billy began his Christian journey at an early age. During his childhood, he attended Union Grove United Methodist Church.... View Obituary & Service Information
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