Virgil D. "Fuzz" Griffith

Birth Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 1931
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

SHREVE - Virgil D. “Fuzz” Griffith, 86, of Shreve died Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his home. 

He was born January 15, 1931 in Shreve to Karl DeHaven and Susan Brendly Griffith.  On October 5, 1956, he married Doris L. Sigler, his wife of over 60 years, who he met in the first grade at Shreve Elementary.  She survives.

Fuzz was a self-employed residential and commercial building contractor in Wayne County for over 50 years.  He was a 1949 graduate of Shreve High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, in Füssen, Germany.  He was a member of the EAA since 1973 where he enjoyed traveling to Oshkosh, WI to take part.  He was also a member of the Shreve American Legion Post 67.  Fuzz served on the Wooster Community Hospital Board of Governors as a volunteer for many years and served on the facilities committee.  He was an active member of the Wayne Co. Builders Exchange for many years as well as serving on the Building Board of Appeals for the Board of Wayne County Commissioners.  He enjoyed flying and was a private pilot with his own plane at the Wayne County Airport where he also served on their board for many years.  Fuzz also enjoyed gardening, camping, spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Cody and loved being a grandpa.

Along with his wife, Doris, Fuzz is survived by his daughter Lesa (Brian) Griffith-Dilgard and his grandson Cody Dilgard both of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Donald, Lewis, Elizabeth and Fern.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.  Interment will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 PM.

Contributions may be directed to the Wooster Community Hospital to support comprehensive high tech healthcare and nursing education, 1761 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691.

The family wishes to thank LifeCare Hospice for all of their care.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Wooster Community Hospital to support comprehensive high tech healthcare and nursing education, 1761 Beall Ave., Wooster, OH 44691

Visitation: 

Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2-5:00 p.m. at the funeral home

Service: 

Monday, July 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home

Condolences

Doris and Lesa, I am very sad to hear about Fuzz's passing. My thoughts and prays are with you and Cody. I'm not able to attend visitation nor the funeral, but my thought will be with you. I will be donating to the hospital fund in his name.
With deepest greets, Lynda (George, Fern's daughter), Karl Clemons and Robert Treat (my son).
Rob still lives in Ohio - Dublin area and Karl and I are in AZ now -- 11309 N Meadow Sage Dr, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

Sorry to hear about your loss and our prayers are with all of you.

I am saddened by the passing of my landlord for the past 20 or so years.I'm sorry i can't make it to visitation or the funeral.My prayers are with his family.R.I.P. Virgil

I am sorry to hear about Virgil. Rest in the fact that he is in a better place.

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Virgil. I was glad I was able to get to know him and your family.

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Virgil. I was glad I was able to get to know him and your family.

I am sorry to hear the loss of your loved one. I am glad we were all able to hang out at NTA that one summer.

I am sorry to hear the loss of your loved one. I am glad we were all able to hang out at NTA that one summer.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies. We are sorry we were not able to attend the funeral, but we were with you in thoughts and prayers. May God bless you with strength and love to help you through this difficult loss and the times ahead.

We would like to express our deepest sympathies. We are sorry we were not able to attend the funeral, but we were with you in thoughts and prayers. May God bless you with strength and love to help you through this difficult loss and the times ahead.

I am very sorry Lesa for your loss. I understand your loss.

I am very sorry Lesa for your loss. I understand your loss.

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