Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Holly Grove Church in Drew. Burial will follow at Drew Cemetery with Reverend Jesse Gresham officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-6 on Friday, September 27, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Ruleville and from 10-11 Saturday at the church.
He is survived by his sons, Michael Wright, Malcolm Griffin, and Darrell Furton, all of Chicago, Ill., J.C. Duke and Kim Duke, both of Lambert, and Cardale Cannon of Lincoln, Neb.; daughter, Aston Cannon of Memphis, Tenn.; brothers, Henry Griffin of Rome, and Robert Griffin, Eddie Griffin, and Richard Griffin, all of Elkhart, Ind.; and sister, Leah Griffin of Elkhart, Ind.