Early Tuesday morning on November 19, 2019 while in his wife’s arms, the greatest man alive, Sean Paul Griffin 51, of Youngstown, was called to rest.
Mr. Griffin was born July 29, 1968 in Youngstown, a son of Jasper and Shirley Robinson Griffin. He was a 1987 graduate of East High School. He danced in the all city variety show and attended Choffin Creer Center – Auto Body. He was a 1996 graduate of Western Reserve Police Academy. Sean had been employed with the Mahoning County Sheriff Department, Correction Corporation of America and presently with the Trumbull Correctional Institute. He joined the U. S. Army from 1988 to 1992 in Panama Just Cause, Desert Storm/Shield. In 1992 to 1996 he joined the National Guard.
In 1984, he met the love of his life – his childhood sweetheart, Zaneta Amos. On March 2, 1990, he married, Zaneta, and promised her the sun, the rain, the moon, stars and mountains and anything she wished for, even more he gave her his heart. He enjoyed talking, laughing, joking. He loved cars, especially his Cadillac. But what he enjoyed the most was spending time with his wife, children and family.
He leaves to cherish his beloved memory, his wife, Zaneta, three children, Sarai (Frank) Frazier, Sean Paul Griffin, Jr. and Kylel Griffin; two brothers, Shane (Gloris) Griffin and Elisha (Rochelle) Walton; a sister, Tammy Griffin; three grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents, Sam and Clara Griffin.
Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home and on Saturday morning from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Services will follow immediately.
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