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Leroy "WHOPPA" Griffin

July 20, 1940 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 80)


Leroy “Whoppa” Griffin departed this life on Friday, September 4, 2020, at his home in Davant, LA.  He was 80 years old.

Leroy was the 9th child of nine (9) children born to the late Alfred Sr., and Olivia Thompson Griffin on July 20, 1940. On July 22, 1978, Leroy was united in Holy Matrimony to his beloved wife, the late Barbara Sanders Griffin.

Left to cherish his memories is his brother Ulysses Griffin Sr.  He is proceeded in death by his siblings, Alfred Jr., Warren, Walter Sr, James Sr., Rev. Rogers Griffin Sr., Elaine Griffin and Ada Mae LaFrance.  He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.   

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at St. Thomas Catholic Church located at 17605 LA – 15, Point A La Hache LA., 70082, at 11 a.m.  The visitation will begin at 9 a.m.  Father Sampson Abdulia officiating and entombment will follow at Griffin Cemetery in Davant, LA. 

Everyone in attendance MUST wear a face mask or other proper facial covering and practice social distancing. 

Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME located at 9611 LA – 23, BELLE CHASSE, LA 70037.  (504) 208 – 2119. 

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September 26, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:55 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church (LA)

Mass of Christian Burial
September 26, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church (LA)

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