Melvin E. Griffith

Melvin E. Griffith

Melvin E. Griffith, 69, Mooresville, passed away January 14, 2020, in Venice, Florida, surrounded by his loving family. Melvin was born June 9, 1950, in Hardinsburg, Indiana, to the late Miller and Lois (Morgan) Griffith. He graduated from West Washington High School. Melvin worked for Amtrak for more than 30 years, retiring as a machinist in 2010. He was a member of the IAM Union. A strong family man, he loved watching his family grow as new grandchildren and great grandchildren were born. Melvin was an outdoorsman and took great pride caring for his property; he was quite content on any one of his tractors. He also enjoyed farming, livestock, and gardening. He and his beloved wife, Jan, loved to travel, and he had visited 48 states during his life. He will be fondly remembered by his loving family for his genuine and selfless ways. He was the rock of the family and his legacy will always be cherished. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Melvin E. Griffith, Jr. Survivors include his wife, the love of his life, Jan, to whom he was united in marriage October 29, 1971; daughters, Lori Griffith, JoElla (Cory) Land, Carrie Cooper, Tracy Zelivetz, and Jennifer (Robert) Woodward; brothers, James (Paula) and Stanley (Donna) Griffith; sister, Geneva (Gary) Holloway; grandchildren, Dillon (Kayla) Livingston, Sydney Livingston, Emma Cooper, Brentt (Amber) Zelivetz, Bradley Zelivetz, Brooklyn Zelivetz, Kristin (Matt) Fenn, and Taylor Woodward; several great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. The funeral service will begin at 5 p.m. The burial and committal service will be on Sunday, January 19, 2020, 2 p.m. in the Hardinsburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Life Raft Group. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.
June 9, 1950 - January 14, 202006/09/195001/14/2020
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January 17
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Sharon Cornish
January 18
so sorry for your loss he will be missed bill enjoyed working with him sending lots of prayers for you and your family bill/sherry cornish
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Dr. Gene Margiotti
January 22
Dear Jan and family, we are saddened by the passing of Melvin and we wish everyone our prayers at this time. Dr. Gene Margiotti, Karen, Brenda, Mandy and Sarah.
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Marie Schroeder
January 17
Eternal rest grant to him oh Lord. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace Amen.
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Marie Schroeder
January 17
He was such a wonderful man and will be missed by so many. Requieset in pace.