Guy Irvin Griffith, 87, of Elizabethtown, IL, died on Saturday April 7, 2018 at Hardin County General Hospital. He was a fluorspar miner and farmer in Hardin County his whole life. He was born on April 12, 1930 in Elizabethtown, IL, to Walter Griffith and Eva Lotton Griffith.
He is survived by daughters, Paula (Glenn) Samford, Rita (John) McKinley, Jane Griffith, and Jean Davis; son, Gary Griffith; granddaughters, Eva-Rae (Damon) Hall and Julie (Gary) Roper; grandson, Dax (Michelle) Samford; granddaughter, Rachel (Justin) Kizziah; grandsons, Walter (Traci) Griffith and Calvin Griffith; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Eva Griffith; and brother, Johnny Griffith.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Cox Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Empire Cemetery.