Earl Griffin, 81, of Hendersonville passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his loving wife and daughters on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Advent Health, formerly Park Ridge Hospital of Hendersonville.
A native of Hendersonville, NC, Earl was the son of the late Paul and Inez Williams Griffin. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Dean and his sister-in-law, Betty Ann.
Earl enjoyed the Henderson County Curb Market, Tarheel sports, the Atlanta Braves, bluegrass music, camping, and gardening. He especially loved his four legged furry friends.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Fran Griffin; two daughters, Teresa Griffin of Hendersonville, NC, and Lynn Griffin, of Florence, SC; and his adopted daughters, Kim Turner and Robbie Taylor. In addition, nieces Tammy Vaughn (Ray), Karla Lyda (Kevin), Deborah Griffin; and other great nephews and nieces.
Due to the pandemic, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Earl’s name to Blue Ridge Humane Society, 1214 Greenville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Earl and Fran are very passionate for rescuing animals.
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