Dale Robert Griffith, 54

December 21, 2010
  • Dale Robert Griffith
Dale Robert Griffith

JUNE 1, 1956-DEC. 12, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Dale R. Griffith, formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., after a brief illness.

Born June 1, 1956, he was the son of Luther E. Griffith and Eugenia M. Bussard.

Dale was a 1974 graduate of South Hagerstown High School.

He was employed by Grove Manufacturing in Greencastle, Pa., before moving to the Birmingham area in 1977. He retired from ABB in 2000.

He is survived by his fiancee, Judy Horton; daughter Maegan Griffith; grandson Noah Wadle; mother Eugenia Bussard; sister Carol (David) Rethemyer, and nephews Jason (Ashley) Rethemeyer and Brandon (Erin) Rethemeyer, along with many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Luther E. Griffith, and his stepfather, Roscoe C. Bussard Jr.

A memorial service was held Dec. 15, 2010, and burial was at Straight Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery in Oneonta, Ala.

Donations may be made in Dale Griffith's memory to Children's Hospital of Alabama, 1600 7th Ave. South, Birmingham AL 35233, attention Sherry Scarborough. Dale loved volunteering at the hospital.

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