Obituary of William E. Griffths

William E. Griffiths, age 70, resident of Bronaugh, MO, died Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Medicalodge Nevada, MO.

He was born September 24, 1949, in Wichita, KS, the son of Harold “H.W.” and Betty Jane Wunderly Griffiths. He graduated from Bronaugh high school with the class of 1968.

Bill operated his own trucking company. He was a member of the IH Collectors Chapter #3 and Riverside Cowboy Church. He enjoyed raising cattle.

Survivors include two daughters, Angela Griffiths, Bronaugh, MO, and Melissa McCartney, Carthage, MO; three brothers, Robert Griffiths and wife Shanna, David Griffiths, and Donald Griffiths; two sisters, Carol Claflin and friend Winfred DeMott and Joyce Agee and husband Delbert; and three grandchildren, Dakota McCartney, Eli Griffiths, and Baelie Griffiths.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Cassandra Griffiths; and his parents.

Pastor Roger Beach will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 5th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Worsley Cemetery, Bronaugh, MO.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Monday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to either Riverside Cowboy Church or Worsley Cemetery and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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