WINDER - Sid Griffin, 67, died Saturday, August 21, 2010.
A native of Gadsden, Ala., he was the son of the late Willie and Alice Ruth McCoy Griffin. Mr. Griffin was a member of the Winder First Presbyterian Church and was an officer with The Barrow County Sheriff’s Department. He served as the Barrow County Coroner for 12 years, and owned and operated WIMO Radio station for 15 years. He had been an industrial engineer working with NASA during the Apollo Missions. Mr. Griffin attended school in Gadsden and Sneed University in Albertville, Ala.
Survivors include his wife, Shelby Griffin, Winder; children, Joey and Monica Griffin, Winter Park, Fla., Greg and Wanda Davenport, Monroe, Jenny Ann Cox, Royston, Jessica Swords, Winder, Erica English and Phyllis Hansford, both of Watkinsville; brother, Mike Griffin, Boaz, Ala.; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 24, at 2 p.m., from The Winder First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Brock Burnett officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, August 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.