Carl Alan Griffis

Born in Detroit, MI on November 2, 1945

Departed on January 10, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Carl A. Griffis- age 68, of Hendersonville, TN was born to the late Julius and Hattie Griffis on November 2, 1945 and passed away on January 10, 2014. Mr. Griffis was known for his funny pranks and wonderful personality that would make anyone smile. During his free time Carl enjoyed playing pool, daily crossword puzzles, checkers and reading. He will forever be remembered as a loving, husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend who will be missed deeply.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Bonnie Griffis, son, Joel Anthony Griffis, daughter, Jessica “Cal” Stewart (Brian); granddaughter, Skylar Griffis; sister, Mary Kulow, and several other loving family and friends.

A visitation with the family and friends will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 5pm until 8pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 (615) 824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com

9 Comments to Carl Alan Griffis

  1. Tim & Tonya Richardson
    January 13, 2014 10:59 am

    Bonnie, We are deeply sadden for the lost of Carl. He was an amazing person and brought smiles to everyone. We are so proud to have had him in our lives. He will be deeply missed!

    Richardson’s Body Shop
    Lewisburg, Tn

  2. Daniel & Rachel Bovee
    January 13, 2014 12:49 pm

    Bonnie and Family,,
    I take this time to say how sorry we are to hear about Carl.He was a good man and also very funny. And that is what we should do now is to think of all the funny stuff hes done to us and the pranks he and i pulled on each other. He was also very good to work with and I really miss that. We are so sad and he will be missed.
    Love you all
    Autobody Advantage of Columbia
    Columbia, Tn

  3. Rod & Annelen Juliani
    January 13, 2014 5:20 pm

    Our Cherished Griffis Family,
    Your sorrow is in our heart. We share this huge loss with all of you. Although we have been away a long time, the happy memories of the good times we shared are still vivid and real in our minds .The anniversary and tail gate parties, Motown concerts , so many fun evenings at each others homes, just enjoying being together, as well as the spiritual inter- change of encouragement that brought us even closer to one another and to our God. We will never ever forget Carl until the day when we are all reunited on a cleansed New Earth of Jehovah’s making.
    Sending our love and heartfelt sympathy from across the miles to you all.

    Rod and Annelen

  4. Wanda Potts & Oopie Liggett
    January 14, 2014 6:53 am

    We was sad to hear about Carl. He was so funny and always willing to help anyone. He will be missed.

  5. Wilbur "Skip" & Debi Wagar
    January 14, 2014 3:55 pm

    Dear Bonnie and Family,
    We are thinking of all of you at this time and want you to know how much Carl and you and the rest of your family mean to us. There are no words that could express the loss we feel in our hearts. How we look forward to the promise that is in Revelation 21: 4 “And he will wipe out every tear from there eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” We send our love and sympathy to all of you.

    Sincerely,
    Skip & Debi Wagar
    Formerly, Wagar Autobody

  6. Jessica
    January 26, 2014 2:03 am

    Dad I miss you so much. I can’t believe this happened I’m waiting to wake up from the nightmare. Thank you for everything you taught me in life. You were the best dad anyone could ask for and I would trade anything to have you back. I wish I had one more chance to talk to you I have so much to say. It makes me so sad that if/when we adopt or have a baby they will never know you and what an awesome papa you are. I know we will be together again and that is what’s getting me thru this nightmare. I love you dad!

    Love,

    Your Calabash

  7. Joel griffis
    February 14, 2014 10:29 pm

    Dad loved u and u will be missed !! I know your looking down and u are out of this hell and in a better place.. This world did love u here u changed people’s lives for sure love you dad

  8. Jessica
    July 11, 2014 12:49 am

    Well tonight marks 6 months since you left us. I miss you everyday. It still doesn’t seem real dad. We all miss you more then words can express. I love you forever and always!

    Love,
    Cal

  9. Bonnie Griffis
    July 23, 2014 2:28 pm

    Well my dear husband words just can’t express the way i feel, i am sad and cry everyday i just hope you are okay and happy this earth is just so bad and i no you are in better hands now and at peace . No i will always love you and cherish the 46 years we were together even if some of them were bad ones i only keep the good memories in my heart. The kids so much miss you we all do miss you and no we will see you again. Love you Forever Love, Bon

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