A.J. Griffin
November 8, 1956  -  April 26, 2019

A.J. Griffin


Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX  79007
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
5-7pm
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Funeral Service
Grace Church
401 Gardner
Borger, TX  79007
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
2 pm
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Stinnett Cemetery
Box 909
Stinnett, TX  79083
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A.J. Griffin, 62, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Grace Church. Burial will follow in Stinnett Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the funeral home.

Arnold Dewaine Griffin, Jr. was born November 8, 1956 in Borger to Arnold Dewaine Griffin, Sr. and Ethel Lewis Griffin. He loved the Lord was a member of the Canadian River Cowboy Church and the Sons of Thunder. A.J. enjoyed riding his Harley, tending to his cattle, fishing, camping, taking pictures, the ultimate feast at Red Lobster and watching OU Football. If you were ever hugged by A.J., you knew you had been hugged, he loved people and he loved big. Nothing brought more joy to his life than his grandbabies.

He is preceded in death by his father, Arnold Griffin; son, Jesse Griffin, and grandson, William Griffin.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie of Sanford; son, Clayton Griffin and wife Stephanie of Vance, Alabama; daughter, Shaunna Bay and husband Don of Shattuck, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Dartanian, Zoe, Anna, Leila, Ryatt; mother, Ethel Griffin of Borger; sister, Linda Flood and husband Calvin of Stinnett; nephews, Jim Bob Flood and wife Dayna of Fritch; Bryan Flood and wife Kendra of Canyon; and a host of extended family.

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  1. Martha Moore
    Fritch, TX

    Debbie and family
    So saddened to hear of A J's passing.
    My prayers and condolences in your loss.
    May our Lord and Savior Bless and Keep you in His loving arms.

  2. Claudia D Simmons
    Borger, TX

    Debbie, Shaunna, Clayton and families, we are beyond saddened to hear of your great loss of your husband and dad!! Will always remember his smiles and hugs and encouragement. Our love, Dana and Del Simmons

  3. Mark Tooley
    Borger, TX

    Love ya bro

  4. Gary D Smith
    Borger, TX

    I met A. J. at the Plant and with both of us Truth seekers and knowing and fearing the Mighty G-d ... we liked each other almost immediately. I was truly saddened and shocked at his passing and know he will be missed so much by so many. The comfort is that he did not suffer a long illness. My extreme condolences to the family and loved ones. May the Creator of the Universe hold you in His loving arms and guide you, comfort you and bless you.

  5. brant davis
    amarillo, TX

    Debbie and Family, I am sadden to hear of the loss of A. J. I always enjoyed seeing the both of you. I am praying for you.

  6. John Hardwick
    El Paso, TX

    Paul wrote, "If our earthly tent be dissolved, We Have a more permanent building built by God Himself" {2 Corinthians 5:1 paraphrased}. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Love 💘 in Christ
    J&D
    El Paso, TX

  7. Opie And Phyllis Tullos
    Borger, TX

    Our deepest sympathies for your family! We enjoyed AJ preaching at our church and enjoyed the fellowship we had with him and Debbie after church! He was such a blessing and will be dearly missed! May God bless and keep y’all in comfort!

  8. Debbie Taylor
    Lubbock, TX

    A.J. was my cousin-twin. We were born on the exact same day. I will miss him dearly. I wish I could be there with you all during this time. Please know that my love and prayers are with you.

  9. Jack Daniell
    Amarillo, TX

    My thoughts and prayers to all the family and AJ will be missed by all that knew him.

  10. Candace and Rusty Hopkins
    Borger, TX

    The good lord took a good man home he will be missed prayers to the family for comfort.

  11. Cindy Nickell
    Elgin, OK

    Calvin and I are both sadden at the news about AJ. Please give each other a long big hug and say its from us. Sorry we can't be there. The entire family will be in our prayers. Until we meet ahain . . .

  12. CJJONES
    Borger, TX

    Prayers for the family. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you the strength and comfort in this time of loss. See you again someday AJ God Bless You

  13. Renee and Bill Phillips
    Fritch, TX

    Our thoughts and prayers to all of your family. May God comfort you as only he can.

  14. Debbie Hynes
    Borger, TX

    I was sorry to hear of AJ’s passing. I knew him since we were kids. He was a great guy! Will miss seeing him.

  15. Cecil & Jenny Prock
    Amarillo, TX

    Sorry for your loss. A.J. was a wonderful person that will be missed by many. God Bless each of you during this difficult time.

  16. Brent Shira
    Borger, TX

    Debbie, I don’t even have the words to say how sorry and heartbroken I am. AJ is my friend and brother!!! I am praying for you and your family constantly and will always be here for all of you and anything you need. Love you and I pray God gives you peace, comfort and strength.

  17. George and Rhonda Register
    Borger, TX

    So very sorry for you and your family's loss. AJ was a precious soul.

  18. Vivian Karber
    Fritch, TX

    Debbie, Don and I was so sorry to hear about AJ’s passing,but oh the joy he must feel today in the arms of Jesus. Praying for you and all the family

  19. Greg and Stacy Skeen
    Amarillo, TX

    Debbie and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss, you are all lifted up in our prayers, all our love and blessings.

  20. Billy and Karla Dunham
    Fritch, TX

    Debbie we are so sorry for your loss. One thing about it we will all be together again some sweet day. May God bless you and comfort you

  21. Debbie Montgomery
    Fritch, TX

    Debbie,
    So sorry for your loss. Will be keeping the family in prayer

  22. Randy & Patsy Hubbard
    Borger, TX

    Sending our prayers to the family. AJ was a great man with a great big smile. God Bless! ❤️

  23. Don and Mary Burrow
    Borger, TX

    Our deepest sympathy

  24. Pat & Jim Minton
    Borger, TX

    Debbie & Family hearts& prayers are with you .We loved AJ, He always had a smile & a word for us .Pat & Jim

  25. Pat and Steve Searcy
    Stinnett, TX

    Our prayers are with your family sso sorry for your loss.

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