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“I am so sorry for your lost. He was such a kind and gentle person. God Bless you all and keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Bonnie ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: bonnie patureau - destrehan, LA

“I hadn't seen Dave for years, but my memories of him and the fun we had in school will last forever. God Bless ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon Sullivan Davisson - Salem, WV

“Dave and I go way back to 1956. I spent summers in Salem and his sister, Donita, and I were friends. I met Dave at the Fireman's Carnival in Salem....Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jane Lang McIver - Douglasville, GA

“Blessed are they that mourn:for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 Our love, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with David's family during this...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Richard and Ruby Marks - Maitland, FL

“I will miss you Dave. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Veronica Fuentes - berwick, LA

“To Randy and the entire family, I am sorry to hear of your loss! My prayers are with all of you!! ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Tammy Himel - Franklin, LA

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Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at 1:00 PM at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson for Mr. David L. Griffin, 71, a native of Salem, West Virginia and a resident of Bayou Vista, who passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, at his home. Burial will follow in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Centerville.

David was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, having served for 20 years, until retiring in 1979.

Survivors include his wife, May Bell Hammons Griffin of Bayou Vista; two sons, David Hanagriff and his wife Angie, and Randy Hanagriff and his wife Desi, all of Centerville; two daughters, Kari H. Purser and her husband Robert of Opelousas, and Linda H. Scimio and her husband Thomas "Dago" of Centerville; one brother, Gary Griffin of Riverview, Michigan; nine grandchildren; his former wife, Anna Hanagriff of Centerville; one step-son, Tony Teague of Bayou vista; one step-daughter, Tina Teague of Bayou Vista; two step-grandchildren; and three step-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Wilma Bode Griffin; one sister, Donita Griffin; and three step-children, Wanda Faye Teague, Ralph Anthony Teague and Mark Teague.

A gathering of family and friend will be held Tuesday at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson from 10:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985)-395-7873.