David Burton Griffin
Lieutenant, United States Navy
David Burton Griffin, age 87, of Sterling, Virginia, died on Monday, January 26, 2004, following a massive stroke at Loudoun Hospital Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
Born on November 16, 1916 in Garden City, Louisiana, to the late David B., Sr. and Florence Boyle Griffin. He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, Louisville, Kentucky, and Washington, D.C.
David attended Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia. Upon graduating from the University of Virginia in 1940, he entered the United States Navy. He served in World War II and the Korean War.
Following a brief career in the Navy, he worked for Monroe Business Machines and later joined theVictor Comptometer Corporation from where he retired in 1975 after nearly 17 years.
David was a member at Fort Belvoir, where he
played golf almost daily until he was
David was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, of 36 years and his brother, Beverly M. Griffin. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Linda G. and Alan E. Posey and two grandchildren, Kevin Alan Posey and Alyson Lee Posey, all of Herndon, Virginia
Funeral services with full military honors
will be held on Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at Fort Myer Chapel at Arlington
National Cemetery, where interment will immediately follow. The family
suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Loudoun Hospital
Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg, Virginia 20176.
GRIFFIN, DAVID BURTON JR
LT US NAVY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 09/20/1950 - 05/01/1956
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/16/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 01/26/2004
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/05/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 70 SITE 226
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
GRIFFIN, MILDRED V