David Wayne Griffin

Jul 12, 1947 - Nov 11, 2017

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Hancock - David Wayne Griffin, 70, resident of Hancock, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Eastern Maine Medical Center following an illness, with his loving family at his side.
David was born in Ellsworth on July 12, 1947. He grew up on Egypt Stream in Franklin. He attended the Franklin public schools and in 1966 he enrolled in The United States Army and spent 1968 in Vietnam. After returning home, David worked construction around the area for many years. He began driving trucks and continued doing that until recently. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being a part of the great Maine outdoors. David especially enjoyed camping, traveling and spending time with his family and friends in his R.V. His favorite thing to do was spend time with his family and friends no matter where they were. He enjoyed talking with his family and learning about what all his youngsters were up to. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the National Rifle Association. David was baptized as a Morman.
Survivors include three brothers, Scott Charles Griffin and his wife, Linda, Franklin; Pete Bruce Griffin and his companion, Sue, Franklin; Charles Scott Griffin and his companion, Sunshine, Cherryfield; three sisters Barbara Ann Tibbetts, Columbia; Lorna Elaine Thomas and her husband, Gordon, Hancock; Kimberly Sue Baldwin and her husband, Gary, Franklin. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
David was predeceased by his parents, Charles Scott and Jeanette Evelyn Martin Griffin, and his youngest brother, Kelley R. Griffin.
David's family would like to give special thanks to all nurses and staff at Ellsworth Davita Dialysis and EMMC for the excellent care he received over the years.
Memorial Funeral Services for Mr. Griffin will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017, at the Franklin Veterans Club in Franklin. Military graveside rites will follow in the Bayview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Ellsworth Dialysis Center, 11 Short Street, Ellsworth, Maine. Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  November 18, 2017
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