Timothy Charles Griffin, 63, of Pacific died suddenly on Monday, May 11, 2020, in Pacific. He was born June 29, 1956, in St. Louis, Missouri to Marjean (nee Taylor) and the late Charles Griffin and was united in marriage to Barbara M. Turner on September 7, 1991, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Tim made many friends on his life's journey including his fraternal brotherhood in Lambda Chi Alpha at Southwest Missouri State University, his 40-year membership in IBEW Local One, his love of showing Great Danes, collecting G-Scale Trains and finding treasures at estate sales. He was an avid sports fan and was a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues. One of his greatest pleasures was watching the Blues win the Stanley Cup. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, son, and brother and he will be greatly missed by everyone.
A visitation will be held on Monday, May 18, 2020, at St. Bridget of Kildare Catholic Church in Pacific from 10 am until the start of the memorial Mass at 11 am. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and out of respect for Tim’s family, please be aware of social distancing recommendations and wear a face covering if possible. A private burial in the Church cemetery will be held. Memorial donations are appreciated in lieu of flowers to St. Bridget of Kildare Catholic Church.
Tim is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara M. Griffin of Pacific; two loving daughters, Emily Marie and Elaine Margaret Griffin; his mother, Marjean Griffin; four siblings, Patricia (Randy) Kroepel, Mary (Tom) Longo, Jim (Sandy) Griffin and Janet Hill; parents-in-law, Joy and Marsha Turner; sister-in-law, Julie Feder and husband Patrick; nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Tim was preceded in death by his father, Charles Griffin and his mother-in-law, Sue Ann Turner.
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