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Wade Wallace Griffin

September 7, 1947 — November 21, 2017

Beloved father and grandfather, Wade Wallace Griffin, age 70, died November 21, 2017.  He was born September 7, 1947 in Prescott, Arizona, son of Alburn S. Griffin and Rosella M. Howell.

Wade graduated from Escalante High School in 1965 and served an LDS mission in the New England States. He married Dawnell Hatton August 15, 1969 in the Manti Temple. He retired as a public safety officer (paramedic, engineer, police officer) for Orem City, Utah.

He is survived by his wife, Dawnell, and their 8 children: Jimmy, L. David (Jasmine),Lee (Teresa), Matthew (Lorie),Joshua, Amanda Hoffman, Katie(Ben) Thompson, Sarah(McKelly) Peart, 31 grandchildren; sisters, Jeanneane Hulce, Sharal Harper, and 3 step-brothers, Delane, Gene and Lynn Griffin. He is preceded in death by his parents, 1 step-brother and 2 step-sisters.

A grave-side service will be held at the Kanosh Cemetery, Kanosh, Utah at 2:00 p.m on Saturday November 25th.  Online condolences can be offered at  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Wade Wallace Griffin memorial fund, America First Credit Union 800-999-3961 or at a branch.

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