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Michael Charles Griffith

September 23, 1952 ~ September 30, 2019 (age 67)

VIDRINE-Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Thursday, October 3, 2019, for Michael Charles Griffith, 67, who passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 in in Vidrine, LA.

Deacon Chuck Ortego will conduct all funeral services.

Burial will take place in Platin Cemetery.

Michael Charles Griffith was born in Ville Platte, LA on September 23, 1952 to his parents Dorley “Doak” John Griffith and Betty Joan Perrodin.  Mike was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed spending time with his sons on the many hunting and fishing trips they took together.  He loved traveling, woodworking, golfing, and cheering on the LSU Tigers during football season.  His greatest love was the love he had for his wife, children, and grandchildren and he loved spending time with them.  He loved his wife dearly, she was the best thing that ever happened to him.  He leaves his family and friends with many cherished memories. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Karen Fontenot Griffith; two sons, Christopher Michael Griffith and wife, Holly of Houston, TX and Jeremy Charles Griffith and wife, Sumar of Crowley, LA; three grandchildren, Julia John Lucia Griffith, Lilly Elizabeth Griffith and Camille Frances Griffith; two sisters, Susan Miller Guillory and husband, Michael of Anchorage, AK and Laurie Griffith Youngs and husband, Michael of Hillsboro, OR; and one brother, Scott Griffith and wife, Dawne of Forest Grove, OR.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dorley “Doak” John Griffith and Betty Joan Perrodin and brother, Patrick Mark Griffith.

The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 5:00 PM until time of service on Thursday, October 3, 2019.  A rosary will be recited at 9:00 PM on Wednesday.

Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or leave condolences for the Griffith family at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou is in charge of arrangements.

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