Robert Calvin Griffin was born November 13, 1946 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to the late Willie Ervin Griffin, Sr. and the late Marie Sturnes-Griffin. He was married to the late Gloria Johnson-Griffin. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County. During his working life, he worked for Southern Frozen Foods, where he worked as a package supervisor, and the City of Montezuma, until his retirement.
Left to cherish his memories are four loving children, Sgt. Tommie Griffin (Bridgette) of Atlanta, Georgia, Geneva Griffin Molden (Jimmy) of Atlanta, Georgia, Marie Griffin of Fort Valley, Georgia, and Connie Griffin of Fort Valley, Georgia; siblings, Fannie Mae Carter (Leroy), of Jacksonville, Florida, Rosa Lee Perkins, of Macon, Georgia, Alvin Griffin, of Jacksonville, Florida, Abraham Griffin, of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Johnny Griffin (Susie), of Jacksonville, Florida, Leroy Griffin (Sonya), of Oglethorpe, Georgia, Willie Griffin, of Jacksonville, Florida, and Mary Linton, of Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A private memorial to celebrate his life will be held in Jacksonville, Florida.