Walter Vance “Butch” Griffitts II, age 76, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2022.
Butch was a devoted father who worked hard and traveled the country with his children. He was a great example of hard work, love of family and country. He proudly served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War. Upon returning home he joined the I.B.E.W. and was an electrician all over the country. He worked many years at Everglades National Park in Florida. He had great friends, a loving family and Butch lived a great life.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandy Ann Griffitts; and parents, Walter and Blanche Griffitts; and brother, William “Scotty” Griffitts.
Butch is survived by his sons, Walter Vance Griffitts, III and wife, Dawn of Pasco, Wash., Alan Wayne Griffitts and wife, Elda Garcia of Lakeland, Fla., Elick Griffitts and wife, Tiffany of Marion, Va.; sister, Jeanette Peel and husband, Dennis of Lakeland, Fla.; brother, William “Billy” Chaney of Homestead, Fla.; 8 grandchildren, Cory Griffitts of Titusville, Fla., Alan Griffitts, Jr. of Lakeland, Fla., Liliana, Tristan and Reya Griffitts of Marion, Va., Jessica and Shana Griffitts of Pasco, Wash., and Alayna Griffitts; great-grandson, Reed Osgood of Pasco, Wash.; nephews, Robby and Randy; and niece, Sonya.
Graveside services will be held Friday, April 1, 2022 at Pugh Cemetery, 1463 Teas Road, Sugar Grove, Va. 24375 at 3 p.m. with Reverend Kenny Price officiating. Military Rites will be conducted by the U.S. Marine Funeral Honors Guard and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667.
To share memories of Walter Vance “Butch” Griffitts II, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Butch’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.