SALINEVILLE - Thomas A. Griffith, 70, of Malone Road, died late Tuesday evening at his home with his family present.
He was born April 20, 1943 in Bergholz, Ohio, a son of the late William (Del) and Eva (Boots) Schocksnider Griffith.
Mr. Griffith worked for Industrial Mining in Bergholz, Ohio and retired from Allen Box Company in Bergholz as a truck driver. He was also a member at one time of the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Tabra Dickson Griffith at home; seven children, Harold Griffith; Thomas Griffith; Jack Griffith; John Griffith and Chase Griffith, all of Bergholz; James Dickson, and Rebecca Dickson of Salineville; seven sisters, Helen Wilson of East Rochester; Ida Mae Jarmen of Brilliant; Beverly Dickson of Salineville; Jenny Bennett of Bergholz; Annie Madison of Salineville; Connie Householder of Irondale and Ruth Frederick of Oklahoma. and eight grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by one daughter, Leslie Griffith.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, at the Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home in Salineville, with Fred O. May officiating.
Family and Friends may visit the funeral home from 4 p.m. until time of service on Friday.