Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

John Clarence “Bud” Griffith

John Clarence “Bud” Griffith, 84, of Albemarle passed away Monday, April 22, 2019 in CHS Northeast, Concord.  His funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, April 26, 2019 at Main Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Fred Carpenter officiating.  Burial will follow in Stanly Gardens of Memory.  The family will receive friends at Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle on Thursday evening from 6 until 8 PM. 

Born May 14, 1934 in Stanly County, NC he was the son of the late Clarence Griffith and Ardis Casper Griffith.  He was a member Main Street United Methodist Church and retired as Assistant Fire Chief with the Albemarle Fire Department.  He was a veteran of the US Navy and a member of Albemarle Lodge # 703.  He loved Walking Horses and loved attending Horse Shows.

Mr. Griffith is survived by his wife of 54 years Suzanne Mauldin Griffith of the home.  Other survivors include son John L. Griffith and wife Julie of Albemarle and daughter Kara Bennett and husband Andy of Caledonia, MS, three grandsons Hunter Griffith, Brayden Griffith and Jasper Bennett.  A sister Martha Sanderson proceeded him in death. 

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is entrusted with arrangements. 

10 Comments

  • Gary Dick Posted April 23, 2019 4:25 pm

    So sorry for your loss Praying for peace and comfort in the coming days and weeks,Bud was one of the finest men I have ever had the privilege to know 🙏🙏🙏

  • Cindy B.Almond Posted April 23, 2019 8:24 pm

    John and Julie and family,
    I’m sorry for your loss. Praying for strength and peace.
    God bless you.

  • Tammy Michael Brewer Posted April 24, 2019 10:10 am

    So sorry to hear of Bud’s passing. I think of the Woodleaf Stables family often. Prayers for you all at this time. Tammy Michael Brewer

  • Eddy McDaniel Posted April 24, 2019 7:12 pm

    Bud was a person of int integrity honest and trustworthy some of my fellow firefighters used to say we could trust him with anything including our wives and never worry about anything he was a great guy and I for one will certainly miss him. Thank you for your service to our country.

  • Randy and Myra Smith Posted April 25, 2019 11:47 am

    So sorry to hear of Bud’s passing, he will be missed by a great number of friends as well as the family he loved. Randy said he always enjoyed working with Bud, he was a good and honest man. We are so sorry we won’t be in town for his service. Our prayers go to the family.

  • Lloyd Griffith Posted April 25, 2019 6:35 pm

    My prayers are with you. Bud and I were cousins and go way back together . Sounds like he had a wonderful family. Know I will be thinking of you tomorrow . Lloyd

  • Tonya Wilhelm Posted April 25, 2019 8:50 pm

    To the Griffith family ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Bid will be missed by so many people . We will continue to keep you in our thoughts . With deepest sympathy ! Billy and Tonya Wilhelm

    • Tonya Wilhelm Posted April 25, 2019 8:55 pm

      To the Griffith family ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Bud will be missed by so many people . We will continue to keep you in our thoughts . With deepest sympathy ! Billy and Tonya Wilhelm

  • Kathy & Buster Clark Posted April 25, 2019 10:45 pm

    Suzanne, John & Kara; We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Bud. Mom & Dad could not have had better neighbors. Bud was always there to help us. There is not a finer gentleman. Our thoughts & prayers are with you.

  • Deane Paige Posted April 26, 2019 8:25 pm

    Suzanne, I was so sorry to read just now of your husband’s death. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your children. May the Lord be with you and comfort you in the days ahead.

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