Ray Griffin died November 9, 2013

 Ray Griffin, age 81, of Heber Springs, Arkansas, formerly of Benton, passed away Saturday,
November 9, 2013, from lung cancer.  He was born January 20, 1932, in Foyil, Oklahoma, to Charles Henry Griffin and Clara Moore Griffin. 
     Mr. Griffin was preceded in death by siblings, Leslie, Walter, Troy, Bertie, Junior, Raymond, Norman, and Ethel.
         He is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Griffin; one son, Kevin Griffin; two daughters, Karen Harrill  and Joy Griffin; two grandsons, three stepchildren, Ed Craft,  Beverly Page, and Lorraine Craft; 4 step grandchildren; several step great-grandchildren; one brother, Lee Roy Griffin; two sisters, Ruth Wheeler and and Retha Cardwelli; a sister-in-law, as well as cousins, nieces and nephews.
     Visitation wasMonday, November 11, at Olmstead Funeral Home.  Funeral services were Tuesday, November 12, at the Southside Baptist Church.  Interment followed in Pinecrest Memorial Park.