Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.


Funeral services celebrating the life of Herbert Griffith, 86, of Newark, were held Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at Family of Faith Community Church, 975 Mt. Vernon Road, Newark. Interment followed in Neuhart Cemetery, Woodsfield. Friends and family were able to call the church for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Herbert, a United States Army Veteran, died at Licking Memorial Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021. He was born in Woodsfield, on March 17, 1935, to the late James Frank and Stella (Jackson) Griffith.

A graduate of Woodsfield High School, Herbert worked for many years as a truck driver and was a member of the Family of Faith Community Church. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying gardening and fishing and also did carpentry work.

Herbert is survived by his children and their spouses, Glenna (John) Fessel and Scott Griffith; 4 grandchildren, Shawnna (Joshua) Snyder, Christi Tillett, Janet (Justin) Taylor and Daniel Fessel; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Ethel Alexander, Rosemary Dick, and Lawrence “Gene” (Rita) Griffith and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Herbert was preceded in death by his wife, Lorna Mae Griffith; and brothers-in-law, Louis Alexander and Paul Dick.

REED-EGAN FUNERAL HOME, 141 Green Wave Drive, Newark, is in charge of the arrangements. To share your memory of Herbert or leave a condolence for the family, please visit