Paul Griffith

Paul Amos Griffith, 71, formerly of the Mogadore area, died Friday at Akron General Medical Center after a long illness.

Born April 24, 1926 in Shreve, he was the son of Glenn and Dora (Lilly) Griffith. He was a 1944 graduate of Jackson High School.

Mr. Griffith retired from the East Ohio Gas Co. in 1981 after 18 years of service. He formerly was employed by Hoover Co.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathi Griffith, of Nevada; brother, Johnny E. Griffith of Massillon; one grandchild; and former wife, Phyllis Griffith of Rootstown. A son, Jerry, died previously.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Reed Funeral Home, 705 Raff Road SW, Canton, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. William Harmon officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Wayne County.

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