Lowan Edward Griffin, son of the late William Fonzie and Mabel Funkhouser Griffin, was born in Dudley, Missouri on September 16, 1932, and passed away at the Washington County Hospital in Potosi, Missouri on March 8, 2015, at the age of 82 years, 5 months and 20 days.
He had lived in Dudley until moving to Potosi in 1974. He had worked as an iron worker and was a member of the Iron Workers Local Union in St. Louis. He was a member of the Potosi Church of God.
On June 9, 1956, he was married to Joyce Adele Ezell in Bloomfield, Missouri. She preceded him in death on August 8, 2003.
Surviving are three sons, Roland Griffin, William Griffin and Mark Griffin all of Potosi, Missouri; one daughter, Tootie Sifford of Dexter, Missouri; six grandchildren; and one sister, Janease Harms of Wynona, Missouri. Many other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Gary, Friz, Kenny and Rudy Griffin and one sister, Jo Ann Kestner.
Friends may call on Friday, March 13, 2015, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Services will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 11:00 am at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter in Dexter with Rev. Kent Miller of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, officiating.
Interment will be in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri, in charge of arrangements.