Albert M. Griffith III, 76, died on Friday, March 20, at his home in Lady Lake, Fla.
He was born on March 10, 1939 in Philadelphia and was the son of the late Albert M. Jr., and Dorothy G. Griffith.
He grew up in Middletown and graduated from Middletown High School Class of 1957; he attended Fork Union Military Academy, Va., and Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster; and he worked in the glass industry for several companies; and retired as a water treatment chemical sales engineer for a central Pennsylvania company.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Bonnie Gibson Griffith; three sons Timothy and fiancée Dru of Hamburg, James and wife Carolina of Yulee, Fla., and Matthew and wife Sue of Elizabethtown; four granddaughters Riley, Kaitlyn, Emilia, and Amelia Griffith; two sisters Dorothy M. Laverty of Middletown, and Virginia I. Kelly of Stoneham, Mass.; many loving nieces and nephews; and his faithful dog Ellie.
A private family gathering with prayers and scripture readings was held in his home in Lady Lake, Fla. for his immediate family.
The Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lady Lake and The Villages, Florida, handled the arrangements.
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Charles H. “Pappy,” “Charlie” Brewer, stepped into eternity with his Savior and Lord on Sunday, March 22.
He was born in Middletown on
July 29, 1926 and was the son of Charles H. Sr. and Marion Brewer.
During World War II, Charlie served in the U.S. Army Air Corps stateside from 1943 to 1945 and in the U.S. Army on Tobago Island from 1945 to 1946. After he was discharged from active service, Charlie served as a civil servant of the U.S. Air Force for 35 years. He especially enjoyed his second career as a Deputy Sheriff in Davis County, where he served the community faithfully for 14 years.
Charlie most loved spending time with his family. He also loved encouraging friends at the Ogden Veterans Home and Ogden Rescue Mission.
Charlie knew that death would bring him into the presence of his Savior, not based on his own merit, but because he trusted in the sacrifice of Christ on his behalf: “By grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is a gift of God, not of works,” Ephesians 2:8-9.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Velva Brewer; his daughters Bonnie (Court) Longbrook, and Brenda (Dave) Lake; his grandchildren Edward (Elizabeth) Mathias, Melissa (Robert) Alles, Charles (Connie) Mathias, John (Keri) Mathias, and Rebecca (David) Barlow; and his great-grandchildren Kaleb, Skyler, Katelyn, Sydney, Hannah, Anjali, Asha, Elijah, Diya, Lillian, and Marcus.
A Celebration of Charlie’s life was held Saturday, March 28 at Kaysville Bible Church, Kaysville, Utah.
Interment, with military honors, was held at Kaysville City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, his family requests donations be made to Kaysville Bible Church Missions Fund, P.O. Box 262, Kaysville, Utah, 84037.
Services were entrusted to Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, Layton, Utah.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindquistmortuary.com.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 16:20