Raymond Edward Griffin

Raymond Edward Griffin

Suffolk, VA
06.08.1932 - 01.02.2021
Served in the
Coast Guard

Raymond Edward Griffin, 88, died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at his residence. He was a native of Nansemond County and the son of the late Richard C. and Lucy B. Griffin. He is predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Alice W. Griffin; brother, Wilbur C. Griffin and sister, Marjorie G. Gray.

Mr. Griffin was a member of Holland Baptist Church and the Men’s Sunday School Class. He was a graduate of Holland High School and served with the U.S Coast Guard. After serving his country he returned to the family farm to continue his passion for farming, retiring in 1996. He was a long-standing member of the Holland Ruritan Club and a member of the Colonial Virginia Model A Ford Club for many years. He spent countless hours volunteering with the Holland Athletic Association and with Suffolk Meals on Wheels.

Survivors include two daughters, Allison L. Griffin and Suzanne Griffin; brother, S. Earl Griffin and wife Diane; brothers-in-law, Charles A. Gray and William C. Worrell and wife Janice; six nieces and two nephews.

The family expresses their deepest gratitude to Home Instead Senior Care and Heartland Hospice Care for their support and dedication. Due to COVID 19, the family will hold a private graveside service with Pastor Matthew Johnson officiating at Western Branch Baptist Church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at www.RWBakerFH.com.



Sorry for your loss. My prayers and condolences to the entire Griffin family.

Thomas Moore

Fair winds Coastie, Rip.


So sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort. I have fond memories of both your parents.

Renee Worrell Wrenn

Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Wanda Collins

Sorry for your loss. I use to love to sit down and talk to him about his old car. RIP Mr.Griffin.

Mack Pittard II

Prayers going out to family doing this difficult time.

Kilby Hunt Club

Allison & Suzanne, Bobby and I are so saddened at the death of your Dad. Our hearts ache for you at losing both parents in such a short time. You are both in our thoughts and prayers.

Nancy & Bobby Rountree

I remember Alice and Ray when I was growing up near the Holland community, including the day Mr. Griffin showed me his spiffy Model A. I'd remember anytime we passed their home.
My condolences to all the family. Dixie

Dixie Lee Heckel

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