Obituary of John Griffith

SAND CREEK – John Roger Griffith, age 76, of Sand Creek, passed away on December 12, 2018, under the loving care of his family and Great Lakes Hospice.


He was born on September 14, 1942, in Sand Creek to Bruce and Alice (Anderson) Griffith. On July 11, 1970, in Royal Oak, he married Betty Ann DeRemer and she survives. John proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1964-1966.  He worked for the Sand Creek Telephone Company as a Repairman. John was a member of Cornerstone Church in Maumee, OH and was a devoted and faithful man who loved the Lord. John loved to work outside, fix tractors, mow, and garden.


In addition to his wife Betty, John is survived by his children, Randy (Tracy) Griffith of Tecumseh and Robyn (Michael) McAllister of Grand Rapids, MI; brother, Jack (Jennifer) Griffith of Sand Creek; sister, Sharon (Dennis) Brower of Sand Creek; five grandchildren, Tyler and Ethan Griffith, James, Katie, and Lydia McAllister. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and step-father.


A memorial visitation for John will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018, from 1-5 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.  You may send condolences to the family at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Neighbors of Hope. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.