Roger “R.B.” Griffin, age 79, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at his residence after a brief illness.
R.B was born on February 11, 1939 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Ray Griffin and Elsie Jane Dalton Griffin. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force where he proudly served for 32 years and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant and the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Environmental Health Corps Air Force Wide. After the Air Force, R.B. moved to Somerset, KY where he became a member of Victory Christian Fellowship Church and served faithfully for 24 years. He was a Real Estate Agent and a Chaplain for the Pulaski County Detention Center. R.B. served his ministry tirelessly for over 20 years where he made sure everyone received a bible, prayer, council, and a good dose of humor.
He is survived by his wife, Billie Charlene Hill Griffin, whom he married on March 15, 1960 in Texas; two daughters, Beverly C. (and Daniel) Reither of Kerrville, TX and Venisa Rae (and Ron) Morton of Cincinnati, OH; six grandchildren, Erin Hampton, Jacob Reither, Jamin Reither, Elizabeth Hadaway, Kyle Morton and Jamie Morton; and nine great-grandchildren, Claire Elise Hampton, Kaeleigh Ahna Hampton, Sean David Hampton, Marlee Davis, Oliver Hadaway, Aubrie Davis, Kasey Davis, Logan Morton and Zoey Street (due in October).
A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm at Victory Christian Fellowship Church. A Memorial Service will follow at 4:30pm with Bro. Don Sams officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Pulaski County Detention Center Bible Chaplaincy Program. Contributions may be made the day of the service at the church or they may be mailed to Lake Cumberland Funeral Home P.O. Box 1441 Somerset, KY 42502.
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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Roger “R.B.” Griffin.