Grat Dillon Griffith

July 9, 2003 - September 9, 2022

07/09/2003 - 09/09/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday September 13, 2022
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Visitation
Wednesday September 14, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Funeral Service
Wednesday September 14, 2022
12:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions

Grat Dillon Griffith, 19, of Benwood, WV, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022 at UPMC, Pittsburgh, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born on July 9, 2003 in Wheeling, WV, son of David Griffith Jr. of Dallas, WV and Connie (Smith) Griffith of Benwood.

Grat was a 2021 graduate of John Marshall High School, was in manager training for 84 Lumber in Bridgeport, he loved his dirt bikes, four wheelers, hunting and fishing, member of the Sons of American Legion, Squadron #46 and was an avid Houston Texans fan.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Fran  “Granny” Smith and uncle Michael Smith, Jr.

In addition to his parents, Grat was survived by 5 siblings, Kody (Andrea) Griffith of Wheeling, Kayla (Keith) Kidd of Proctor, WV, Dakota Griffith of Wheeling, Brittany (Jimmy) Coulter of Dallas, WV and Haley Griffith of Benwood; grandparents, Michael Smith of McMechen, David Griffith Sr. West Alexander and Jennifer Filby of Dallas, WV; several nieces and nephews, Bryden Griffith, Brynlee Griffith, Bailey Griffith, Waylon Kidd, Kameron Kidd, Kyndra Kidd, Weslynn Kidd, Dezmond Gummer and Delvon Bell; several aunts, uncles and cousins; girlfriend, Emily Bailey and his cats, Cardi and Remi.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from noon until 8pm and again on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 10am until time of services at noon at Altmeyer Funeral Home. Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen WV.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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Stay Losh
22 days ago

Our deepest condolences, Prayers & Love to the family! May GOD keep you All his his loving arms in your time of need and know he is now a Guardian Angel to All who knew and loved him! He was such a special young man and Loved by us all who watched grow up as well over the years! Prayers & Love~Jimmy, Stacy, Bailey, Jaylee & Bentlee! God Bless you all

Madison Lancaster
22 days ago

A wholesome, kind, and funny person gone too soon. Sincerest condolences to his family and friends for this sudden loss.

The Kociban’s
22 days ago

Strength and Prayers to the family and friends. You are in our thoughts. Rip Grat.

Stephanie White
23 days ago

You will be missed tremendously! My deepest condolences to all his family and friends! Thank you for being such a great friend to Colton! Grat you always made us smile! Lots of prayers to all who knew and loved you!

Sharon Nash
23 days ago

My sincerest condolences to all. Hugs and prayers to everyone. If there is anything I can do, let me know.

Sarah
23 days ago

Sending our sincerest condolences for you at this time. Praying God grant you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you during this difficult time.

Becky Rusmisel
23 days ago

Thoughts and prayers to you all!! Our hearts break for you and can’t imagine the pain. Know we are all with you in thought. We love you!!

Aunt ruthie, uncle Boyd, Becky, kevin and boys, cindy and Jerry brownlee and kids.

Jeffrey Rosier II
23 days ago

Even though we were not close friends, he was one of the funniest people to be around. Fly high Grat. Gonna miss you buddy. Prayers for the entire family🙏❤

The Richmonds
23 days ago

Prayers for the whole family 🙏 you all are in our thoughts

Kathy Flowers
23 days ago

My prayers are with everyone my you Rip Grat