Calvin Griffin, 70 of Homer, passed away at 2:48PM, Friday, February 5, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Memorial services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Homer New Life Church of Faith, Homer with Pastor C.W. Greer officiating. Visitation will be at the church from noon to 2:00 PM, Saturday. Masks must be worn to attend the services. Freese Funeral Home, Sidney is assisting with arrangements.
Mr. Griffin was born April 26, 1950 at Homer, Illinois, a son to Hazo and Juanita Brown Griffin. He married Sandra Rushing on October 2, 1970, they had three children. Surviving are sons; Robert (Lacey) Griffin and Jon Sanford, daughters; Caroline Webb and Sharon (Charlie) Walters, granddaughters; Taylor (Jacob) Roark, Carrie Walters, Southerlynn Walters, Brenleigh Griffin and Jewelianna Griffin, grandsons; Gavyn Griffin, Trevor (Lindsay) Howe, Ian Griffin, and Tucker Griffin, a great-grandchild; Autumn Roark, brothers; James (Rita) Griffin, Merle (Nancy) Griffin, Jim Griffin, John Griffin, and Steve Shafer. And sisters; Donna Sharp and Dorris Street. He also leaves behind his 21 year old chihuahua, Tanner Grace, which he rescued 20 years ago. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Calvin loved the St. Louis Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and his lottery tickets. He was a devoted dad, grandpa and great-grandpa. He served in the United States Army and retired from the University of Illinois building services.
Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation.
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