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W. "Barton" Griffith '57 April 24, 2019 2:19 PM updated: April 24, 2019 2:23 PM

Taylor Bros. Funeral Home obituary
2313 Ave. I
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Bay City, Texas 77404
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Walker Barton Griffith
May 18, 1935 - December 12, 2018

Walker Barton Griffith MD passed away December 12, 2018 of congestive heart failure. He is predeceased by his parents Walker “Slow” Griffith and Ida Matthews Griffith of Humble, TX. After graduation from Humble High School he attended Texas A&M University for three years and graduated from University of Texas Medical School in Galveston in 1960.

In 1961, Barton was drafted as an Obligated Volunteer by the US Army during the Berlin Crisis. After two years of service as a Captain in Lawton, Oklahoma, the family moved to Bay City, Texas where he practiced family medicine in the Medical Arts Clinic until retirement in 2004. After retirement, Barton was able to enjoy raising cattle, fishing, hunting quail and playing dominoes.

Barton was a proud member of the Sons of the American Revolution and Sons of the Republic of Texas. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Marjorie Inge Griffith; sons Mike Griffith (Allison) and Steve Griffith (Laura); daughter Karen Duffy (Brian); grandchildren Michael Griffith (Maegan), Andrew Griffith, Brittan Griffith, Brooke Carrerra (Robin), Rebecca Kammer (Joseph), Brian Duffy, Emily Duffy, Matthew Duffy, and great-grandson Walker K. Griffith.

A memorial service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, December 15, 2018 at First United Methodist Church Bay City, with Dr. Russ Munch officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to First Methodist Church Bay City, the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.


Memorial Service
Saturday, December 15, 2018
2:00 PM

First United Methodist Church
2300 Ave. H
Bay City, TX 77414

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