James David Griffin, son of Irene Murphy Griffin Scheider and the late James William Griffin, was born in Dexter on June 15, 1961, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, at the age of 44.
He was a resident of Wappapello but had lived in Sikeston and Morehouse for many years. He had worked as a welder until he was disabled. He was a member of the Eagles Aerie 4066 in Wappapello.
On April 28, 1978, he was married to Terry Lynn Bean in Sikeston.
Surviving are his wife, Terry Lynn Griffin of Wappapello; one son, David Landon Griffin of Wappapello; two daughters, Terri Marie Duncan of Cape Girardeau and Michelle Lee Goodman of Scott City; his mother, Irene Murphy Scheider of Wappapello; and eight grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Morehouse with the Rev. Doyle Corlew of Dexter officiating.
Interment followed in the Triplett Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Morehouse in charge of arrangements.