Dennis Wesley Griffith, 65, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday (Aug. 23, 2016) at Fairmont Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Fairmont, on Oct. 13, 1950, a son of the late William Russell Griffith and Emily Idela McCauley Griffith.
Dennis was a hard worker and worked for 16 years with the railroad and as an engineer for Chessie System. He also helped with the development of the Marion County Rescue Squad, where he spent 30 years as a volunteer.
Mr. Griffith is survived by a brother, Howard Griffith of East Lake, Ohio; and his three sisters, Evelyn Susan Griffith of Dodge City, Kansas, Sherry Mae Griffith of Fairmont and Shirley Belle Griffith of Fairmont.
In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Frank Visgatis.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Friday at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on August 25, 2016