- Ada, Oklahoma

May 14, 2013

Rowdy Kent Griffin

Ada —

Rowdy Kent Griffin, 14, died May 8, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

He was born March 31, 1999, in Ada to Tommy Ralph and Nicki Annette (Jett) Griffin. 

A Tupelo student, he attended Coalgate school in kindergarten and first grade, then attended Tupelo School for second through eighth grades.

Survivors include his mother, Nicki Griffin of Ada; his father, Tommy Griffin of Coalgate; four brothers, Jared Griffin of Coalgate, Tyler Griffin of Coalgate, Cary Griffin of Carrolton, Texas, and Dusty Griffin of Carrolton; his grandparents, Jim and Jerry Jett  of Holdenville; his grandmother Janice Griffin of Coalgate; his great-grandmother, Zelda Ridley of Coalgate; and numerous other relatives, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Tom Griffin.

The funeral service took place at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tupelo School gymnasium, with D.E. Romines officiating. Interment was in the Moore Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Kolton Parker, Jessie Hatton, Blake Pendleton, Brayden Pardue, Luke Leland, Jordan ThunderBull, Bry Bratcher. The Tupelo eighth-grade class acted as honorary pallbearers.

Family night took place Sunday at Louis Sandmann’s home.