Mr. James Donald Griffin, also known to family and friends as “Don”, “Donnie” and “Shadetree”, age 63, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 at the Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born May 16, 1952 in Rockwood, Tennessee. Don was a Dump Truck Driver/Operator with Roger Daniels Trucking for over 20 years. He was multitalented and enjoyed working on muscle cars, upholstery, camping, playing music, and woodworking.
He is survived by his:
Wife: Karen Griffin of Harriman, TN
Children: Tara Evans of Crossville, TN
Bridget Russell of Harriman, TN
Jamie Griffin of Crossville, TN
Grandchild: Hunter Evans
Parents: James & Dorothy Griffin of Westel, TN
Sisters: Diane Abston of Rockwood, TN
Gail Pritchett of Evensville, TN
Brothers & Sister-in-law: Robert Randal “Randy” Griffin of Rockwood, TN
Scott & Pam Griffin of Crossville, TN
Favorite Pet: Sheeba
And several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Pastor Don Long officiating. Private concluding services will be held by the family at a later date.