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James Griffith

James Griffith obituary photoJames Griffith, age 54, of Huron, died Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Jourdanton, Texas. His funeral service was at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 12th at the Kuhler Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Birr, officiating. 

James Ray Griffith was born February 18, 1958, in Bozeman, Montana, to Frank and Clareen (Ishmael) Griffith. He moved to Huron in 1963, and graduated from Huron High School in 1976.  At the time of his death, Jim was the owner of Griffith Honey Company, which was established in 1962 at Huron, by his father, Frank Griffith. He had been a beekeeper in California, South Dakota, and Texas.

He enjoyed relaxing on the beach, reading, riding his motorcycles, shooting guns, and spending time with his daughters.

He was preceded in death by his mother and his grandparents.

Grateful for having shared in his life are his two daughters, Chelsey Griffith and Shelby Griffith both of Sioux Falls; his father, Frank Griffith of Huron; two brothers, John Griffith of Huron and Joe (Kirsten) Griffith of Alcester; three sisters, Elva (Howard) Stenbak of Huron, Sherry Griffith of Huron, Linda (Dr. Bob) Millican of Plover, Wisconsin; and many nieces and nephews.

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