David Griffith Jr.
David S. Griffith, Jr., age 70, of Big Spring and formerly of Roscoe, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Big Spring.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Big Spring. Internment will be at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene in the future.
McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on November 3, 1948 in Minden, La. He married Diane Scitern on Aug. 1, 1980 in Odessa. They lived in McCamey, Roscoe and Big Spring. He served in the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army, worked as a salesman for Lamesa Printing, was owner of Griffith Office Supplies and was a truck driver for Southern Cal. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Big Spring.
Survivors include his wife, Diane S. Griffith of Big Spring; daughters, Davina Carter of Lamesa and Jeralyn Swartz of Lubbock; son, Andrew Griffith of Odessa; stepsons, Larry Burklow Jr. of San Marcos and Larence Burklow of Pflugerville; stepdaughter, Heather Mitchell of Sand Springs; sister, Anna Bottema of Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother, Carlos Dewey Griffith of Guam; 18 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson; and a sister, Frances Brown.