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Willis Eugene Griffin, Jr.

February 28, 1949 — March 3, 2020

Willis Eugene Griffin, Jr.

Willis Eugene Griffin, Jr. of Clover, VA passed away March 3, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on February 28, 1949 and was 71 years of age. He was the son of Rosetta Martin Griffin and the late Willis “Pete” Griffin.


He attended Providence Presbyterian Church and served in the United States Army serving in the 25th Division during the Vietnam Era where he was a Purple Heart Recipient. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.


Willis Eugene Griffin, Jr. is survived by:

His Mother

Rosetta Martin Griffin

One Son

Paul Griffin of Oxford, NC

One Daughter

Holly Griffin and Preston B. Vaughan of Lynch Station, VA

Two Grandchildren

Austin Lloyd

Claire Griffin


Annis Hunt (Oscar Lee) of Huntersville, NC

Jerry Griffin (Janice) of Charlotte Court House

His Companion

Lena Wilson of Clover


A graveside service will be held Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Providence Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Anthony Reeves officiating.


The family will receive friends Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home, 7100 Morton’s Ferry Rd, Clover, VA.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


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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Past Services


Saturday, March 7, 2020

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery

8221 Coles Ferry Rd, Nathalie, VA 24577

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