Willie James Griffin, Jr.
Willie James Griffin, Jr. 51, of 227 Reynolds Avenue husband of Tammy Hawkins Griffin entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 21, 202. He was born in Greenwood County November 11, 1967 a son of Rosetta Lyons Griffin and the late Willie James Griffin, Sr. He was employed with MEC Manufacturing and a member of Springfield Baptist Church and graduate of Greenwood High School Class of 1987.
He was preceded in death by his father, Willie James Griffin, Sr. and his grandmother, Rosa Lyons, his siblings, Lamont Griffin, Bernice Griffin, Angela Griffin and his mother in law, Rosanna Hawkins and brother in law, John Oliver
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Tammy Griffin of the home; one son, Lydel Hawkins of Anderson, SC; one daughter, Marquette Hawkins of Greenwood, SC ; two brother, Melvin Griffin of Rock Hill, SC and Kevin Christian of Greenwood, SC; five sisters, Linda Oliver, Tamara Griffin, Christa Griffin and Tonia Griffin of Greenwood, SC and Wanda (Edmond) Dula of Rome, GA; 4 grandchildren, Kalasia Middleton, Makayla Middleton, Cameron Hawkins and Aubria Hawkins; three brothers in law, William (Treya) Hawkins, Jr. of Ninety-Six, SC , Bernard (Casey) Hawkins of Anderson, SC and William Earl Kelly of Atlanta, GA; his father in law, William Hawkins, Sr; three aunts, Margaret Lyons, Bernice Lyons, Elizabeth Lyons; one uncle, John T. Lyons and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held 3 PM Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Robert Knox Presiding and Rev. Kimberly Martin officiating. Public viewing is Friday from 1- 6 pm and Saturday from 10 am until 2 pm at the funeral home.
The family is at the home. Please be mindful and follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve the Griffin family.