Errol L. "Butch" Griffith, 64

August 02, 2010

APRIL 30, 1946-JULY 31, 2010

Errol "Butch" L. Griffith, 64, of Keedysville, Md., died Saturday, July 31, 2010, outside at his home doing the things that he loved the most.

Born April 30, 1946, in Hagerstown, he was preceded in death by his father, Robert F. Bowers, and his mother, Rayetta Marie (Griffith) Bowers.

Mr. Griffith was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving the 1st Air Cavalry in Vietnam.

In earlier years, Butch was employed with the Washington County Roads Department and was a school bus driver for Washington County Public Schools. He retired from the Department of Corrections, State Use Industries, where he worked as a supervisor.


Butch was a member of Pleasantville Church of God and American Legion Antietam Post 236 in Sharpsburg, Md.

Butch is most remembered for his love of his family, country, cooking, the outdoors and especially spending time in Ocean City.

He is survived by his wife, Linda E. (Hoffman) Griffith; his three children, Tabitha L. and her husband, Kurt Resener, of Lanesville, Ind., Darren S. Griffith of Boonsboro, Md., and Joshua E. Griffith and his wife, Darlene, of Hagerstown; his five siblings, Darlene Eichelberger of Sharpsburg, Ava and her husband, Frank Gift, of Keedysville, Robert Bowers Jr. and his wife, Sharon, of Sharpsburg, Virginia and her husband, Donald Wagner, of Boonsboro and Rickie Bowers of Hagerstown; and his brother-in-law, Steven Hoffman and his wife, Cindy, of Boonsboro. He is also survived by six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to visit beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to assist the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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