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Robert (Bob) Griffiths

Robert (Bob) Griffiths
June 7, 1952 – May 23, 2019

Bobby, Moth, or Tiger was born in Oklahoma City, OK.  His parents were Peggy and Bob Griffiths.  His dad always called him Tiger.

Bob graduated from John Marshall High School in 1970.  After high school he joined the Air Force Reserves during the Vietnam War.  He graduated from OSU with a B.S. degree in Business.  HE BLED ORANGE!!!!  While he was attending college, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and was honored to be the Vice President in 1977.  His brothers fondly called him Moth! He treasured his time as a Phi Delt and all the guys.

Bob was an entrepreneur.  He owned several businesses – Rose Furniture, Deck and Den, Guardian Warehouse and was a Furniture Representative for several different companies.  He worked hard and never complained.

He was very generous with his time by coaching girls’ basketball, softball and sometimes volleyball.  He volunteered for several years at the Casady concession stand, “Jimmys”  which he adored doing and probably would be still doing if he hadn’t got sick. This service was important to him plus he loved assisting Casady School!

He also served as a Shriner of the India Shrine Temple! He loved all the guys in that group!

He had a passion for cooking and was really good at it.  You could not pass up his mashed potatoes.

Bob was such a kind and gentle soul!  He was a devoted husband and father! He married the girl of his dreams, Jodie Atkinson, in 1993.  They had a daughter together, Danielle, which he cherished more than life itself.

He is survived by his wife Jodie of 26 years, daughter Danielle, sister Linda Barnes and her children, Kelly Everhart, Kristie Sullens, and many other nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents and sister Mary Runion.

Memorial service will be 11:00 Friday, May 31st, 2019 at Quail Spring Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Casady School.


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