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Robert Austin Griffin, Jr.

December 20, 1946 ~ June 26, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

 

Robert Austin Griffin, Jr. affectionately known as “Bean and Bobby,” departed this life on June 26, 2022, age 75. He was born on December 20, 1946, a native of Greensburg, Kentucky and resident of Reserve, LA.

Robert is survived by his devoted wife of 48 years, Ruby Sanders Griffin; his sons, Copeland Griffin, and Jamaal (Tyra) Griffin; his grandchildren, Taylor, Kade, Kyndal Griffin and Lauryn Baloney; his brothers, Glynn, Van (Kay) and Christopher Griffin; Aunt Geraldine Jacques LeBoeuf. His 3 brothers-in-law, 5 sisters-in law, 5 Godchildren. He also leaves to cherish his memories a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Griffin Sr., and Leona LeBoeuf-Griffin, and his beloved brother Randal D. Griffin.

He graduated from Fifth Ward High School and then he attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA. He later joined the United States Army and was proud Veteran. Once honorably discharged from the military he became a dedicated employee of the Shell Oil Company for over 25 years until his retirement. He was a proud active member of the New Orleans Jazz City Corvette Club for over 40 years. He appreciated anything to do with automobiles, especially Corvettes. He enjoyed traveling with the Corvette Club along with his wife and sons by his side. His greatest joy came from spending quality time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Relatives and friends of the family, Priest, Officers, and Members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 780 Hwy. 44, Reserve, LA. Very Rev. Godwin Ani, S.S.J.  In accordance with the CDC guidelines for COVID-19 mask are suggested for all in attendance. Visitation 8:15 a.m. until time of service at the above-named church. Recitation of the most holy rosary at 9:15 a.m. Interment St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church Cemetery, 484 LA-44, Convent, LA 70723. Military Honors will be rendered. Final Arrangements entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Funeral Directors Inc. 605 Main Street, LaPlace, LA  70068. For information 985-359-1919. “Providing Care & Comfort is Our Highest Mission.”

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 5, 2022

8:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church
772 Highway 44 (River Road)
Reserve, LA 70084

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
July 5, 2022

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church
772 Highway 44 (River Road)
Reserve, LA 70084

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
July 5, 2022

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
6484 LA-44
Convent, LA 70723

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