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Earl Griffith

November 21, 1932 — April 19, 2015

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VILLE PLATTE-Mr. Earl Patton Griffith, 82, of Bayou Chicot, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte from 5PM to 9PM on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. A celebration of life will be conducted at 10AM on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Burial will follow at Ferguson Cemetery in Bayou Chicot with Pastor Roger Whittington officiating.
Mr. Griffith, age 82, of Bayou Chicot, entered eternal rest on April 19, 2015, with his family by his side at The Carpenter House hospice in Baton Rouge. He was born on November 21, 1932 in Bayou Chicot to the union of Dudley and Anna Holden Griffith. Earl was a life-long resident of Bayou Chicot. He was a retired oilfield employee with Superior Oil Company after over 30 years of service. He was also the former co-owner of Parkside Grocery and Lorraine's Lounge. He loved visiting with friends and family, keeping the grass cut on his tractor, passing a good time, and running the roads in his truck.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dudley and Anna Griffith; his sister, Barbara Jean Chauvin; his nephew, Kent Griffith; and his daughter, Madison (Kathy) Griffith. He is survived by one son, Launey Patton Griffith and wife Kelsey of Eunice; two brothers, Cody Griffith and wife Mary of Bayou Chicot and John Griffith and wife Peggy of Alexandria; five grandchildren, Olivia Mitchell of Tifton, Georgia, Robby Gibbs of Macon, Georgia, Shelley Carder of Jasper, Georgia, Benjamin Griffith and wife Katie of Eunice, and Cacy Legnion and wife Maggie of Tyler, Texas; nephews Cody Glen Griffith and wife Candy and Lance Chauvin and wife Christine, all of Bayou Chicot; nieces Karen Griffith and Wanda Dupre and husband John Ellis, all of Bayou Chicot; and numerous cousins, great nieces and nephews, and friends.
Pallbearers include Cody Glen Griffith, Evan Griffith, Robert Chauvin, Barry Fontenot, Jordan Fontenot, and Launey Patton Griffith.
Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be directed to the Louisiana State Arboretum via the Louisiana Parks Foundation.

Visitation


Ardoins Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
5 PM- 9 PM

Service


Celebration of Life

Ardoin Funeral Home
709 W. Main St.
Ville Platte, LA  70586
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10 AM

Cemetery


Ferguson Cemetery
Hwy 167N
Ville Platte, LA  70586
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