BRUNSWICK – Bobby Gene Griffin, 82 of Brunswick, passed away Monday evening, September 21, 2020, at his residence after an extended illness Born in Homeland, his parents were Perry Griffin and Marjorie Geneva Crews Griffin. He is also preceded in death by five siblings, Janelle G. Simpson, Linda Gail, Norma Jean Griffin, and Mannan Griffin. Griffin retired from LCP Chemicals and was a multi-crafter who could build most anything. He also flagged races for 23 ½ years. While flagging, he black-flagged his wife, Burniece, when she won the powder puff race and even blacked flagged the owner of the track, Lewie Rodney, and was fired after that. Griffin really loved to go to the races, especially to see all his friends, and was a big teaser who loved to pick on people. His biggest love was his grandkids — they were his heart. Survivors include his wife, Burniece Johnson Griffin of Brunswick; he did not have any children of his own so his sister Debbie gave him three beautiful granddaughters, Annie Melissa McCarter, Jennifer Leigh Petty (Mike), and Kendra Star Cathey (Paul); from them came four great-grandchildren, Shayleigh Ann Petty, Cora Jane Petty, Kennedy Grace Cathey, and Silas Robert Cathey; six siblings and their spouses, Roy Eldean Griffin, Fred Lamar Griffin (Judy), Barbara Ann G. Tucker (Mike), Terry Griffin (Darlene), Deborah Kay G. McCarter (Bobby), and Ricky Wayne Griffin; and also several nieces, nephews and other relatives. A graveside service was Thursday, September 24, 2020, at Chapel Park Cemetery in Brunswick with Rev. Edward Hurst officiating. Entombment followed in the mausoleum. Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at