SENECA, Mo. —
Herbert E. Griffith, 81, Seneca, Mo., passed into eternal rest at 6:55 p.m., Aug. 4, 2012, at the Joplin Health and Rehab after a long illness.
Herbert Emory Griffith was born Oct. 14, 1930, in Newton County, Mo., the son, of William and Ethel (Chester) Griffith. Herbert had lived in the area most of his life. He owned and operated the former Herbs Wheel Horse in Seneca. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason of the Harmony Lodge #94 in Neodesha, Kan. Herbert served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Survivors include two sons, Edwin Griffith, Oklahoma City, Okla. and Curtis Griffith, Hoquin, Wash.,; two daughters, Michelle Clemons, Memphis, Tenn. and Diana Griffith, Seneca; two brothers, Sid Griffith, Miami, Okla. and Bob Griffith, Hallettsville, Texas; two sisters, Irma Lipe, Seneca and Pat Hill, Seneca; and five grandchildren.
Graveside services under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Thompson Grove Cemetery, South of Seneca, with Bob Hampton officiating. Honorary Pallbearers will be Howard Woodward, Mark Bennett and Ron Bennett. Military Rites will be held at the graveside. Masonic Rites will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the funeral home with visitation following.
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