M. E. Griffin, 100, formerly of Hilltop Lakes, passed away at his daughter’s home in Houston on Sunday, November 15, 2015. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, November 19, in the Hilltop Lakes Chapel at 11 am. Dr. Tony Taylor will preside over services. Burial will be on Friday, November 20, in Borger, TX. Funeral services have been entrusted to Cozart Funeral Home in Normangee, TX.

M. E. “Griff” Griffin was born in Merritt, TX on May 7, 1915 to his parents Luther and Lucy (Gresham) Griffin. Griff was an Airport Manager for many years. He was an avid pilot and loved to fly. Griff was certified FAA Flight Examiner and was highly respected as a pilot. Griff was involved in many organizations over the years and remained active in the Rotary Club and as a faithful Mason and Shriner. Griff retired and moved to Hilltop Lakes, TX where he became one of the community. His hobbies included golf which he loved playing and became pretty good at the sport. He joined the Choir at the Hilltop Lakes Chapel and enjoyed singing with them. He loved his family dearly and was a proud to be a grandfather and a great grandfather.

Griff was preceded in death by both his parents; Luther and Lucy Griffin, and a son, Phillip Edwin Griffin.

Griff Griffin is survived by his daughter Loretta Hazzard and her husband Gerald of Houston; four granddaughters; eight grandsons; and one granddaughter.

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