In loving memory of

Steve Griffey
November 7, 1948 - July 29, 2020

Steve Griffey of Corryton, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. Steve was retired from the
United States Postal Service, where he was Postmaster of many
offices, and was a Master Mason at the Bright Hope Lodge. He was a member of Trinity Church of God. Preceded in death by wife, Patsy Griffey; Parents, Gene and Betty Bates; and Brother, Terry Griffey. He is survived by wife of 37 years, Denver Griffey; Son, Brad (Laura) Griffey; Daughter, Deidra McDade; Grandchildren, Weston and Kailyn Griffey, Avery, Emme and Wiley McDade of Georgia; Sisters, Donna Holder (Debbie), Cheryl Wilson (Rick); Brothers, Johnny (Marilyn) Griffey, and Richard (Lucy) Griffey; devoted family man and Uncle, Jerry Griffey; several nieces and nephews. Steve was very proud of his Grandson Weston for earning a Scholarship to play baseball in college, and for their many conversations about their love for President Trump. He was also very proud of his beautiful granddaughter, Kailyn for being Valedictorian of her graduating class. We would like to thank his best friend, Jay Nelson for always checking on Steve, and Steve's special friend, Chris Graves for considering Steve to be his grandfather. We would also like to thank Ft. Sanders Hospital for the wonderful care that was given to Steve, and a special thanks to his nurse, Robert. A visitation was held on Saturday, August 1st at Gentry Griffey. Gentry Griffey is honored to serve the Griffey family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.


Robert Lawson wrote on Aug 3, 2020:

"Brad my thoughts an prayers are with you and your family. I'll always remember the times I had with him growing up. He made thing fun an funny. He was like a second dad to me. He will be missed. Love you all. Robert Lawson"

Raymond & Brenda Donahue wrote on Aug 2, 2020:

"Brad, we are so sorry to hear of Steves passing. He will be greatly missed."

Teddi Fritts wrote on Aug 2, 2020:

"I am so sorry to hear of Steve's passing. May his memory be eternal. With heartfelt sympathy, Teddi Fritts "

Susan Humphrey wrote on Aug 2, 2020:

"We are so sorry to hear of your dads passing. You and your family are in our prayers. Susan and Gayle Humphrey."

Nancy Lane wrote on Aug 1, 2020:

"Thinking of and praying for you all Sue Neubert and Nancy Neubert Lane"

Ashlee Griffey wrote on Aug 1, 2020:

"The Griffey Family, I have fond memories of Uncle Steve from when I was a child, I was blessed to have him as an uncle! He will be missed by our entire family! While our hearts are heavy with sorrow right now we know those memories will eventually bring us comfort. For he is at peace! Love, Ashlee Griffey "

Jane Henegar wrote on Aug 1, 2020:

"Denver, I am so sorry for your loss. You were my customer @ Halls Flower Shop many years ago and we had some interesting conversations. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you. Love and Prayers. Donna, I am so sorry for your loss. I miss you. Love and Prayers."

Dan Price wrote on Aug 1, 2020:

"I worked with Steve at the North Knoxville post office in the early 80's. Steve was a great guy. I also stored my corvette in his garage. It was very sad news to learn of his passing. Rest in peace my friend. Dan Price"

Wendy Wolfe Hammock wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"Brad, Sorry to learn of Steve's passing.He was one of my all time favorite people.He was so kind and always had a smile.May God comfort you at this time. R.I.P cuz.Prayers to you all."

Mary Jane Church wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"Donna and family So very sorry for the loss of your brother. Prayers to the family Will always remember you putting Steve up to pranking me at the PO. Charlie and Mary Jane Church"

Mayor Gary D. Chandler(City of Plainview) wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"I was saddened to learn of the passing of Mr. Griffey. The family is in my thoughts and prayers. Mayor Gary D. Chandler(City of Plainview)"

Barry Jett wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"Brad so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family. Barry Jett"

Norma McCurry wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"Denver, so sorry for your loss. So honored to work with Steve and Brad, and sister Donna at the USPS. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Norma McCurry."

Terry and Cheryl Tindell wrote on Jul 31, 2020:

"Denver we sorry for your loss and will keep you and the family in our prayers. Cheryl and Terry Tindell"

Mark Beeler wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

"Very sorry for your loss. "

Ron Seaman wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

" Brad, Weston, and the entire Griffey family, My deepest condolences on the passing of your dad and grandfather. I have been blessed in being able to count 3 generations of Griffey men as my friends. May the peace that passes all understanding keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Ron Seaman"

Sandi Sullivan wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

"Thinking and praying for u Darlene."

Charlie and Pam Tindell wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

"To all of Steve's family: Praying God's love and comfort to each of you during this time. We were blessed to meet and work with several of you about 45 years ago and came to love and respect Betty's family. God bless you, each and every one. Pam and Charlie Tindell"

Gwendolyn Smith wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

"Glad to have known Steve. Praying for you all Gwen Smith "