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Harry Griffith, Jr.




 Harry Astor “Budy” Griffith Jr., 78,  Hagerstown, MD, passed away peacefully on, Sunday, April 18, 2021, at the Doey's House.
Born Sunday, April 26, 1942 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Harry Astor Griffith and the late Beatrice Irene (Miller) Griffith.
Harry attended South Hagerstown High School. He later became a master painter and worked for GM Gehr & Sons for 40 years.
He loved to fish, being outdoors & spending time with family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon S. Snyder of Hedgesville and Martinsburg, WV; son, Michael  Griffith, of MD; step-daughters, Gina  Hutzler of MD, and Anita Purnell of NC; step-son & daughter-in-law, Christopher & Stacy Purnell of MD; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Griffith; grandson, Michael Griffith, Jr.; step-grandsons, Robert "Bobby" Condit, Gavin Tucker, Landen "LP" Purnell; step-granddaughter Brandy N. Riner and partner Douglas Terry, Chloe J. Tucker, Rylei Purnell, Claire "Rosie" Tucker; step-great granddaughter, Kaylei Foltz-Condit; step-great grandson, Colton Condit; sister, Harriet Saunders; half-sister, Brenda Jones; three great nieces, Erica Lowman, Ashley Lowman, Danielle Alley; and nephew, Kenny Bowers.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Griffith; sisters, Frances Henry and Betty J. Griffith; mother-in-law, Beulah Snyder-Weidman; brother-in-law, Gary W Snyder; and a niece, Lisa Ramsey.
The family would like to thank, his Primary Care Doctor,  Dr. Rose Griffin, Dr. Michael McCormick and Dr. Hacket; Doey's House, with a special thank you to nurses Anna, Lynn and Nicole; and his Home Care Nurse Dan, who went beyond his duties in care.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private memorial service was held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Funkstown for close family with the Rev. Lee Brumback officiating.  

Guest Book

My thoughts and prayers are with Sharon I never met Sharon and buddy but he will be surely missed at 20 years blessed friendship with Sharon I also had the pleasure of speaking with Buddy he was a very nice man and I wish I would have been able to meet him before he passed away my prayers are with Sharon and her family and just know that God isn't embracing you all and holding you and giving you strength through this time of loss and sorrow. Jesus is a great comforter and healer trust in the Lord to get you through all of this time of sorrow and grief fix your eyes on Jesus and everything will be okay one day I will meet buddy in the heaven and Glory and hopefully soon I'll be able to meet Sharon I've always been there to listen we've had long conversations that I've enjoyed it for over 20 years may God bless you Sharon and your family but I'm so sorry I get for your loss you are my thoughts and prayers love Rachel

Rachel fite
Yuma, Arizona

I always loved Uncle Budy! We had birthdays one day apart and he would always call to say Happy Birthday and if I didn't answer he would leave me voicemails singing me "Happy Birthday" which always made me smile. I remember when we were kids he would pay us to catch him night crawlers to fish with. He would come to the house and go fishing and was always around growing up. All of us kids loved him. Today is your birthday so I will be sure to sing Happy Birthday to you today hope you can hear me up there! RIP Uncle Budy you will be missed! Love you your niece Linda!

Linda Saunders
Port Richey, Florida

So very sorry to hear this of Woody as I knew of him.. My heart goes out to you all. Thinking and praying that you have comfort. Love an Hugs. Sincerely, Emily.

Emily Foley
Louisville, Kentucky

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. I can’t never thank you enough for getting a hold of me. Love & Hugs to all !

Brenda K Jones
Hagerstown, MD

Buddy was a good dude, had lots of good times on Mitchell, Sorry for your loss

Craig Gilmer
Hagerstown, MD

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