George Douglas Griffith, 100, of Harmony, N.C., passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

Born In Iredell County, N.C., on January 14, 1920, he was the son of the late William Frank Griffith and Almedia Campbell Griffith.

Also preceding him in death was his wife of 66 years, Ruth Elizabeth York Griffith, and one sister, Ruth Elizabeth Ketner.

Mr. Griffith served in the United States Army during WWII from 1942-1945. He saw action in Algeria-French Morocco; Tunisia; Naples – Foggia; Rome – Arno and the North Apennines. George retired from Cannon Mills after 45 years of service.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Landis, N.C., and later faithfully attended Harmony United Methodist Church while his health permitted.

Those left to cherish his memory are his caregiver and niece, Juanita (Dale) Wallace, and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dale Wallace and Rev. Chris Lakey officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery Fund 355 Houstonville Road Harmony, NC 28634.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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