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P.B. Griffith

March 29, 1937 — July 28, 2017

P.B. Griffith, 80, of Knoxville passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at 4:35 P.M. at his home in rural Knoxville. He was born March 29, 1937 the son of Earl and Evelyn (Borrell) Griffith. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1955. He then joined the United States Navy serving his country from 1955 to 1957 aboard the USS Orion. He was employed by Maytag for 38.5 years, retiring on May 1, 1996. He is survived by his wife of 46 years; Rae Griffith of Knoxville, daughter; Tami Wunder of Knoxville, step-son; Dennie Dean of Knoxville, daughter-in-law; Shari Griffith of Gilson, sister; Earlene Finch of Roseville, 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; Earl and Evelyn Griffith, son; Danny L. Griffith, and an older brother who passed in infancy. By his request no visitation or services will be held. A Potluck Cook-out will be held on August 5th at 5:00 P.M. at the family farm. Cremation rites will be accorded with the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville. Online condolences can be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of P.B. Griffith please visit our Sympathy Store.
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