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Richard Rick Griffin

August 20, 1954 February 16, 2007
Richard Rick Griffin
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Hanna City- Richard “Rick” Griffin, 52, of Hanna City, died at 6:25 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2007, at 6:25 a.m. at his residence. Born August 20, 1954 in Peoria to William and Laura Frisa Griffin, he married Barbara Keeton July 31, 1989 in Florence, Alabama.. She survives, along with five children: Ricky (Angie) Twitty , and Kathy Marmion, both of Peoria, Charles (Amy) Hodgkins of Dunlap, Anthony Griffin of Peoria, and Matthew Griffin of Quantico, Virginia. Three sisters: Carolyn Vick of Edwards, Alysa Suits of Eureka, and Peg Griffin of Peoria. Two brothers: Bill Griffin of Peoria, and Alan Griffin of St. Paul, Minnesota. Ten grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents. Rick worked in Bridge Maintenance for the State of Illinois for over 27 years until the time of his death. He was a member of the N.R.A. Rick also loved the outdoors, camping, especially on the family farm near Kickapoo, and his dog Missy. A Funeral Service will be Monday, 7:30 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with Pastor Paul Maitland officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. on Monday at the mortuary. Cremation rites will follow with burial of cremains in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Kickapoo at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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