Former Laurel Grocery Chairman Griffin Dies

LONDON, Ky. — Services are scheduled here Wednesday for George Washington "G.W." Griffin, former chairman of Laurel Grocery, who died Monday from complications of pneumonia. He was 85.

Griffin, a U.S. Navy veteran, had joined Laurel Grocery, the wholesaler based here, in 1950 and had served as its president for 34 years. He retired in 1997.

In 2005 the Kentucky Grocers and Convenience Store Association named Griffin as the first inductee into th

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