Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

February 21, 2014

Thomas Griffin

 

Thomas Griffin, 71, of Brazoria, formerly of Dawson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at Prairie View Cemetery near Turnersville under the direction of Foss Funeral Home & Cremation Center.   

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the funeral home.

Thomas was born May 11, 1942, in Atascosa, Texas, to Lester and Florence (Raschke) Griffin.  He married  Carolyn Nell (Black) Griffin on Sept. 3, 1966 in  Bloomington, Texas. They were married 45 years until her death on Aug. 23, 2012. Thomas was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Army. He had formerly worked as a postman in Irving. He owned Tom’s Cleaning Service and worked at Dawson Independent School District for 26 years.

Survivors include a daughter, Terrie Benavides;  son-in-law,  Robert Benavides; a sister, Jean Cowan; a brother, Jimmy Griffin; four grandchildren:, Ryan and Jamie Russell, Aaron and Halley Benavides; and a great-granddaughter, Angel Marie Ruiz.

Please join us in remembering Thomas by visiting our memorial at www.fossfuneralhome.com.

 

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