Celebrating the life of Raeford "Ray" Delano Griffin
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DURHAM – Raeford “Ray” Delano Griffin, of Durham, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Hock Family Pavilion, Durham. Born in Durham County, Mr. Griffin was the son of the late Joseph Griffin and Christine Clark Griffin. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Ruth Griffin. Mr. Griffin owned Griffin Electric and retired after 25 years of service as an electrician with Duke University Medical Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. Griffin is survived by his wife, Cathy Horne Griffin; a son, Mark Griffin and wife Lauryn; a daughter, Dawn Pottorff and husband Chris; step-sons, Todd Long and wife Jill and Cecil Harris Jr. and wife Beth; step-daughters, Mona Wilson and husband Kelvin and Dena Harris; six grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.
A graveside memorial service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery, Durham, with Rev. Jeff McCarthy officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clements Funeral Home, Durham.
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1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705
4109 Guess Rd
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