Lester Shelton Griffin

Published 8:38 am Friday, December 1, 2017

Lester Shelton Griffin


Lester Shelton Griffin, 81, of the Rocky Ford Community of Casey County, KY passed away at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, KY on November 29, 2017. Mr. Griffin was a retired state highway department worker, farmer, a former bus driver and magistrate of Casey County. He was a member of Slate Hill United Methodist Church. Born February 7, 1936, he was the son of the late James and Abby Mullins Griffin. He was preceded in death by three brothers: Arlin, James, and Carlos Griffin. 

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Mr. Griffin is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bernice Rose Snow Griffin; two sons, Ray and Nina Griffin of Waynesburg and Craig and Tracy Griffin of Rocky Ford; three grandchildren: Jordan Griffin of Waynesburg and Jacob Griffin and Chelsea Griffin of Rocky Ford; and one brother, Elbert Griffin of Hustonville. Pallbearers will be Jordan Griffin, Jacob Griffin, Clayton Griffin, Doug Beldon, Mike Crowe, and Shirley Richards. Honorary pallbearers are Chelsea Griffin, James Beeler, Danny Clarkston, and Larry Cochran. 

Visitation is 11 am – 1 pm, Saturday at W. L. Pruitt Funeral Home, Hustonville, KY. Funeral services by Brother Howard Godby will follow at 1 pm. Burial will be in Hustonville Cemetery. Guestbook at www.wlpruitt.com.