Tommie Lee Griffin

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Tommie Lee Griffin

September 30, 1979 - January 01, 2019

Tommie Lee Griffin ANDERSON [mdash] Tommie Griffin was born on Sept. 30, 1979, and passed away on Jan. 1, 2019, age 39.
Tommie attended Westvale Elementary, St. Ambrose, and graduated from Madison Heights/Anderson High School in 1998. He went on to continue his education at Western Kentucky in Bowling Green, Kentucky and received his physical therapy degree from Med Tech in 2007.
Tommie played baseball, basketball, was a male cheerleader, gymnastics, track and football and was a member of the Indians' 1998 boys basketball team when they won the Class 4A sectional championship and finished the season with a record of 22-2. He went on to play semi-pro for the Indianapolis Assassins. Tommie played every sport with passion, drive, energy, enthusiasm and was very competitive.
He was employed with Indiana Automotive Fasteners in Greenfield. Tommie was a family man, loved children and adored his mother.
Tommie is survived by his mother, Joyce (John Henry Stewart III) Griffin; his sisters, Marjean (Houston) Neal, Anderson, and Cherie (Rome) Griffin, Greensboro, North Carolina; brother, Terrance (Kimberli) Davis, Rock Hill, South Carolina; niece, Breuna Braxton, Anderson; nephews, Edward Braxton Jr., Anderson, Daytreon Davis and Kahmari Griffin, Greensboro, North Carolina; great-nieces, Karle Brockington and Harmony Braxton of Anderson; grandparents, Mother Ethel (Stewart) Anderson, and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by father, Lawrence Dunham; maternal grandparents, Jimmy (Addie Ruth) Griffin; great-grandparents, Luther (Vada) Nave, Eli (Sarah) Griffin; paternal grandparents, Late Bishop Stewart, David (Inez) Dunham; uncles, Jimmy Griffin, James Stewart, David Dunham, Marvin Dunham; aunts, Evedra Griffin, Ruthann Menfield; special cousin, Shameka Miles.
Service will be at noon Saturday at Park Place Church of God, 501 College Drive. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon prior to service.
Published on January 8, 2019
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27 posts

Anita Warner
Jan 27, 2019
To Tommy's family...I am sending you my heartfelt symapthy... Tommy was a sweet friend of mine at Indiana Auto Fasteners. He was a funny, kind, happy man. We had many conversations about our families
He loved you all so much! I will forever miss him, his kindness, and his Beautiful smile..and loving kindness. I love you will be forever in my heart😢💔
Jan 15, 2019
You'll be truly missed. Rest high my friend
Jan 13, 2019
You always showed love whenever and wherever our paths crossed,u was a very cool brother who will be missed...
Jan 12, 2019
I love u twin, ill miss u so mucchhh watch over me
#LibraGang #LongLiveTG
Betty Blankenship
Jan 12, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss! I have known Tommie for years, he played basketball with my brother with Anderson. Then we worked together. Tommie was a good hearted soul and the type of person that would make you laugh. He was a free spirt and cared for everyone. Tommie or Joyce didn't deserve this. He definitely will be missed. Joyce you done an amazing job raising a good man. Fly high Tommie. Rest easy and we all will meet again one day. RIP Tommie
Jim Hawkins
Jan 12, 2019
Joyce — We are so sorry for your loss. We intended to be present to sing in the choir during the funeral service. However, we are recovering from severe cases of Influenza A. So sorry we could not be there. Be assured of our love and prayers for you and your family. We hope to see you soon. ❤️

Jim Hawkins
India Boone (Doone)
Jan 12, 2019
Everytime you was around there was never a dull moment ! You were one of a kind & the laughs was all shared at the Woodall’s over the past couple of years I will never forget . Rest Easy Tommy 💙
Kristy Campbell
Jan 12, 2019
We all had fun times together, and he will be missed, may God guide your family and friends through this tragedy, our condolences goes out to all the family.
Amanda Redmon
Jan 11, 2019
I had the pleasure of meeting Tommie when I started working at IAF. He was a very funny and caring guy. He would ask me daily " where my cakes at, woman?" lol. I am glad to call him my friend and he will be greatly missed, not just by me, but everyone who was lucky enough to have met him. My deepest sympathy and prayers to his family.
Teresa Nevings
Jan 10, 2019
Praying for your family..And sending my condolences
Mylasia Menifield
Jan 10, 2019
I miss my cousin so much. He was the life of the party. Everytime we had a family get together he started all the dancing. I love you Tommie. I hope your dancing in the sky with the angles.
Diante’ Braxton
Jan 09, 2019
Tommie I’m gonna miss the times you came to me wherever we were at and asked me “Hey fam you good? You know where I’m at if you need me” you had love for everybody! You didn’t deserve any of this but now you earned ur wings I know ur in a better place..Will never let a day go by without thinking about you RIP TG💯👊💪
Jan 09, 2019
Sending prayers for the loss of your son, brother, nephew, cousin, uncle, and friend. Words can't express how saddened I am to hear of your loss.
Dorothy Wilson
Jan 09, 2019
Thinking of you and your family, during this time of sorrow. I will keep you in my thoughts, and prayers. Hoping God will grant you peace.
Jan 09, 2019
Going to miss your smiles, laughter and friendship. Prayers for strength and comfort to the family. Rejoice in Paradise T.G.
Tiffany Travis
Jan 09, 2019
Tommie was a great person and fun to be around. He was always so happy and made everyone around him smile. He will be sadly missed.
Jerome neal
Jan 09, 2019
So sorry for your loss I worked with tommie at IAF good kind hearted man we talked every single day about what ever is on our minds that's why I miss him dearly REST IN PARADISE MY GOOD BROTHER YOUR IN GOOD HANDS NOW!
Zantrell Miles/Menfield
Jan 09, 2019
i going to miss my cousin. i love you and you are up there with my mom. RIH will alway be my birthday twin 9/30. I love you cuz.
Anthoyn jones
Jan 09, 2019
Hanging out with tommi and just talking about life.
Dion D Hill Sr
Jan 09, 2019
I’m sorry for the lost of your love one and my dear friend. We all need comfort in these trying times. So remember we all can go to God and the scriptures in the Bible can help us. Such as found in 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 the God (Jehovah) of all comfort will comforts us in all our trials so that we may comfort others in their trials. So may you find peace during such circumstances. My love goes out to all family and friends.
Werhner Browne
Jan 09, 2019
Rip homie I love you with agape love I love you joyce marjean and precious The Lord coming soon go down in His name acts 2:38
Sunshine Hiler
Jan 09, 2019
I send my prayers to the griffin family. Tommie was great man. He taught me a lots I will always carry his memory with me.
Terry Garrison
Jan 09, 2019
Man where do I would have to be south side middle school days, whenever I seen you in the hall you and OE would always say "whatsup Goat" I always wanted to be as athletic as you and OE..always smiling always you Goober and Derrick had some wild fun'll truly be missed bro!
Amy Bain
Jan 09, 2019
I told u everything. U would call and just listen and laugh at me but gave me advise on whatever. I miss your whatcha doing. Hearing your voice. I HAVE NOTHING BUT LOVE FOR U TRY TODAY AND ALWAYS T.G.
Jan 09, 2019
Rip homie I love you with agape My condolences Ms Joyce marjean precious and entire Griffin family I'm praying all of you get baptized acts 2:38