Gerald Robert Griffeth
January 28, 1938 ‒ November 13, 2018
Gerald Robert Griffeth went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning, November 13, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family. He was 80.
He was born January 28, 1938 in Mansfield to parents Clayton & Marie (Kisling) Griffeth. After he graduated from Lexington High School with the class of 1955, he proudly served his country by joining the US Army. After returning he obtained his Bachelors in Business Administration from Ohio University.
A lifelong Mansfield resident, Gerald was a part of many different operations in town including Founding the Griffeth Nursing Home and the former Lexington Motors, owning and operating Lake Maria and volunteered his time as the sexton of Lantz Cemetery.
A past president of Kiwanis of Ashland, Gerald enjoyed collecting cars, especially classics from the 50’s. He also enjoyed his tractors.
He is survived by son Ed Griffeth; grandson Alexander (Katherine) Griffeth; great-grandson Drake Griffeth; adopted family at Lake Maria, all the members past and present whom he cherished spending time with.
Gerald was preceded in death by his parents.
The Griffeth family will be holding a service on their own at a later date.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Gerald’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com