Robert T. Griffith, age 64, of Minerva, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Mercy Medical Center. He was born May 31, 1952, in Carrollton to the late Thomas and Frances (Reigle) Griffith. He is employed by the Minerva Dairy, where he had been a truck driver for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (Trussel) Griffith, whom he married Dec. 3, 1993; five children, Angel (Jeff) McKelvey of Minerva, John (Renae) Griffith of North Benton, Kendra, Kiel and Kurtis Griffith, all of the home; sister, Judith Griffith of Canton; brother, Thomas (Mary) Griffith of Minerva; mother-in-law, Dorothy Trussel of Minerva; three grandchildren, Jacob and Andrew Cook, Kaylee McKelvey and one on the way. He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Holder; and a brother, William Griffith.
Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Chaplain Larry Karlen officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mercy Hospice. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home, 330-868-4900.