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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Lester “Chippy” Griffin, Jr., 48, a native of Raceland and resident of Larose passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Visitation will be held at St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church on Friday, February 23 from 9 a.m. until funeral time. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 p.m. with burial in the church cemetery.

Chippy is survived by his parents, Lester and Mona Gautreaux Griffin; daughters, Lainey Griffin (Shawna) and Taylor Griffin; fiancé, Brittney Elliott; siblings, Aaron Griffin (Stephanie) and Alissa Griffin; grandmother, Lena Gautreaux; godfather, Bobby Gautreaux; godchildren, Brandi Griffin and Luke Robichaux; and four legged friend, Oswald.

Chippy was preceded in death by his grandparents, Abel and Judith Griffin and L.E. Gautreaux; and godmother, Emilie Roussel.

Chippy was employed by Louisiana Caterpillar of Morgan City. He was a Marine Corp Veteran. He was an avid NHRA, Saints and L.S.U. Tiger fan. He loved fishing, duck hunting, and cooking outside.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Semper Fi Fund (Wounded Vets and family), 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, Oceanside, CA 92057.

Falgout Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.