William Merle “Bill” Griswold, 78, of Harrisville, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia surrounded by his family. He was born January 30, 1944 in Wheeling, West Virginia a son of the late Merle T. and Edith M. (Goodrich) Griswold.
Bill was a member of the U.S. Navy and retired as the Harrison County Veteran’s Service officer. He was a member of the New Athens Buck Club, Adena American Legion Post #525 and enjoyed his Peach trees and making the best homemade Brandy.
He was preceded by his parents; a brother, Charles Richard “Rick” Griswold and a sister Judy Stephen.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Darlene (Borkoski) Griswold; 2 sons: Robert (Kristen) Griswold and Bryan Griswold; 3 grandchildren: Taryn, Presley and Rachel; and a sister, Shirley Edwards.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, 172 South Main Street, Cadiz, with Rev. Pete Tuchek officiating. Burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery, Harrisville, with Military honors by the U.S. Navy and the Adena American Legion.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Friends of the Pittsburgh Fisher House, 3945 Forbes Avenue, Box 240, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. www.pittsburghfisherhouse.org
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.