John Edward Griffis, 54, of Starke died September 28, 2011.
He was born in Starke to Earl Griffis and Grace Thigpen Griffis on August 31, 1957. He was a lifelong resident of Starke and employed at Buford Tree Service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was predeceased by daughter Angel Gail Griffis.
Survivors include parents Earl and Grace Griffis; daughter Kim (Charles) Ellis of Lake City; sisters Margaret Nemeth, Patty (Eddie) Akeridge, Earline (Doug) Eunice and Irene (Phil) Manassa; granddaughter Layne Albritton and soon to be delivered granddaughter Brystal Ellis.
The funeral service was held on October 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel in Macclenny with Pastor Stanley Ellis officiating. Interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery in Macclenny. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.