Shelbyville Daily Union

April 30, 2014

Virgil Eugene Griffith


SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Virgil Eugene Griffith


Virgil Eugene Griffith, 72, former Decatur resident, died March 15, 2014, in Cook County, Illinois.

A graveside service was held at Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, on April 28, 2014.

Mr. Griffith was born May 24, 1941, in Shelbyville, Illinois, to Jesse Eugene and Sarah Kathryn (Daniels) Griffith. He lived in Shelbyville, Oakley, and Decatur, Illinois. He attended school in Cerro Gordo, Illinois, an was in the U.S. Army. He lived in various states for several years, but always called Decatur home.

He is survived by his daughters, Kelly and Crystal, brothers, Dale of Kentucky, Ralph of Florida,, David of Tennessee; sisters Mary of Illinois, Susan of Indiana and Brenda of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother Daniel, sisters Helen and Beverly, and brother Robert.

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