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Richard William Griffiths
February 19, 1947 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Richard William Griffiths, 76, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2024. He was a beloved father, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all that knew him.
Dick was born on February 19, 1947, in Dousman, Wisconsin, to William and Iva (Richardson) Griffiths where he spent his formative years on the family farm. He went on to serve his country in the Air Force and later became a supervisor at Spuncast in Watertown. He was known for his hard work, dedication, being an avid bowler, youth baseball coach and softball player for T.J’s (GRIFF #17). More than anything, Dick, loved spending time on the water fishing. His love for the water took him on many adventures spending time with the people he loved. Dick was always eager to share his knowledge and enthusiasm for this with others.
Dick was proceeded in death by his parents, he is survived by his two cherished children, Even Lloyd Griffiths, Denver, CO and Amy (Matthew) Stachura, Hartford, WI. His beloved grandchildren: Iva Adele Griffiths, Megan Phelps, Even Kai Smothers, Hailie Cash, Maddison Stachura, Amelia Stachura, Abigail Stachura, Samuel Stachura and Noah Bouziane. Dick is further survived by his brother John (Donna) Griffiths and lifelong friend Pamela (Reiny) Griffiths. His memory will be cherished by all who knew him.
A special thank you to all the wonderful caregivers that helped care for Dick, especially Visiting Angels, Cynthia, Aurora Hospice and The Pavilion at Glacier Hills. Your care and attention to his needs was appreciated.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday January 5, 2024, at 2pm in Hartford at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home, 226 South Main St.