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Jason Mitchell Griffith, age 49, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed from this life on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at his home.
He was born on April 19, 1972 in Monticello, Kentucky, son of the late Dock Henderson and Katherine J. Stringer Griffith.
Jason was a community servant. He retired from the City of Somerset Police Department, after having served 22 years as a dedicated Police Officer. He was also a Registered Respiratory Therapist, and graduated from Morehead University. He loved to go hunting, but most of all he loved his family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving son, Reece Henderson Griffith; his brothers, Kevin “Hobo” Griffith and Donald Ray Griffith; stepbrothers, Steve Pittman and Tony Griffith; and stepsisters, Gracie Ellis and Yvonne Golble.
He is survived by two sons; Devin Griffith and Jaxx Griffith, both of Somerset; fiancé, Chasity Torres of Somerset; brothers, Harold Pittman of Somerset and John (Lynn) Pittman of Somerset; sisters, Sherry Lewis and Janice (Dr. Mike) Thomas all of Somerset, and stepsister, Irma Sue Haggard of Mt Sterling; grandchildren, Henley Reece Griffith and Landyn Chase Brown; nephew Kayden Pittman; stepdaughters, Kaylee Brown and Savannah Torres, both of Somerset, childhood friends, Shannon Woodall and Rodney Stevens; a host of nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 6, 2021 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Rodney Stevens, Shannon Woodall, Chris Creech, Brad Stephens, Jody Slone, and Eric Cunnagan.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the UK Children’s Hospital.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jason Mitchell Griffith.