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James Culbert Griffin, Sr.

June 18, 1940 — January 1, 2020

James Culbert Griffin, Sr.

James Culbert Griffin, Sr. of Mt. Laurel, VA passed away January 1, 2020 and was 79 years of age.  He was born in East Orange, NJ on June 18, 1940 and reared in Mutuchen, NJ. He was the son of the late Gerald Griffin and the late Doris Culbert Griffin. He was married to Elizabeth Ann Yakabouski Griffin who survives. He was United States Marine Veteran, a life long member of V.F.W. and belionged to American Legion Post 108.


James Culbert Griffin, Sr. is survived by:

His Wife

Elizabeth Ann Griffin of Mt. Laurel

Two Sons

James Griffin, Jr. and wife Staci of Angier, NC

Jonathan T. Griffin of Raleigh, NC

One Daughter

Jennifer Griffin Villa of Chapel Hill, NC

Five Grandchildren

Bryce Griffin Ivey and husband Spencer, James Griffin, III, Jaxson A. Villa, Jasper Villa, and Jamie O. Villa


Gerald Griffin

Michelle Griffin Ukrin and husband Michael 

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff and caregivers of Sentara Woodview for their love and compassion shown to him during his time there. 

For memorials please consider a charity of your choice, Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592. 

Online condolences may be directed to 

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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