Griffith, Richard O.

Rev. Dr. Richard O. Griffith


We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Rev. Dr. Richard O. Griffith who died on Thursday, January 25, 2018.  He served in the Detroit Conference at Waterman/Campbell Avenue UMC and then Detroit: Fourteenth Avenue/Preston UMC.  Dr. Griffith then served at Greenfield, Novi, Trenton Faith and Belleville First UMC in the Ann Arbor District (Detroit Conference).  He retired from ministry in 1991 where he attended Novi UMC.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3rd from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Novi United Methodist Church, 41671 W. 10 Mile Road, Novi, MI. The memorial service will follow at 2 pm at Novi UMC.


Condolences may be sent to his surviving wife, Mrs. Nan Griffith, 29518 Westbrook Pkwy, Southfield, MI 48076.


Memorial Contributions may be sent to:

Karmanos Cancer Institute

4100 John R.

Detroit, MI 48201

The Rev. Dr. Griffith Scholarship Fund

Novi United Methodist Church

41671 W. 10 Mile Road

Novi, MI 48375


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