William Harvey Griffin  age: 82, born: 7/22/1927 died: 3/29/2010, Nashville, NC  27856

  published Tuesday, 3/30/2010 in Nashville Graphic Newspaper, Nashville, NC   - 

NASHVILLE - William Harvey Griffin, 82, passed away, Monday, March 29, 2010. He was born July 22, 1927 in Nash County. He was the son of the late, Joseph and Jane Vick Griffin.

He leaves to cherish his memory, two sisters, Bettie Mae Tant and husband Bernard of Nashville, Bertha Walker of Yorktown, VA, numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service will be Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 2:00PM at The Griffin Family Cemetery with the Rev. Gerald Parker officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to Cornerstone Funeral Home and Cremations, 1052 South First Street, Nashville, NC 27856.

Harvey's residents was 3920 Cordiality Church Rd, Nashville, NC 27856-8152.  He was a NCCA lifetime member, an active tournament player in the 70s - 80s, and wrote checker poetry that was often published in the Missouri Checker Association monthly newsletter.  A few tournaments our records show Harvey playing in:  1976 Southeastern  |  1979 NC State  |  1984 NC State  | 1988 District 4   |  1989 Feb Issue of Carolina Country  |  1998 NC State

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