James Chester Griffin
Mr. James Chester Griffin, 67, of Ellijay, died Monday, May 16, 2016, at Piedmont Hospital.
He was born Feb. 21, 1949, in Ellijay to the late Chester James Griffin and Della Godfrey Griffin. A Christian, he was of the Baptist faith. He owned North Georgia Roofing for many years.
He is preceded in death by his wife Mike Barton Griffin; and four siblings.
He is survived by three children, Nancy and Carlos Deupree, of Villa Rica, Tonya and Sammy Hicks, of Dallas, and Shannon and Debbie Griffin, of Lenoir City, Tenn; 10 grandchildren, Corey Hart, of Douglasville, Clarice McNeese, of Alabama, Autumn Hicks, Toby Griffin, Josh Griffin, Kaley Griffin, Tias Hicks, Aaliyah Hicks, Shae Hicks, and Laykin Hicks, all of Dallas; two great-grandchildren, Brooke Buffington and Mackenzie McNeese; many other friends and relatives; and longtime companion and special friend, Lenora Manning.
Per his wishes, he will be cremated and no services are planned at this time.
Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home, Dallas, was in charge of arrangements.