Dennis Griffith

Obituary of Dennis Wesley Griffith

Dennis Wesley Griffith, 65, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont on October 13, 1950, a son of the late William Russell Griffith and Emily Idela McCauley Griffith. Dennis was a hard worker and worked for 16 years with the railroad and as an engineer for Chessie System. He also helped with the development of the Marion County Rescue Squad where he spent 30 years as a volunteer. Mr. Griffith is survived by a brother, Howard Griffith of East Lake, OH and his three sisters, Evelyn Susan Griffith of Dodge City, KS, Sherry Mae Griffith of Fairmont and Shirley Belle Griffith of Fairmont. In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Frank Visgatis. The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554, on Friday, August 26, 2016, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, August 26, 2016, at 11 a.m. Online condolences may be made to the family at