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Jason Griffith

April 19, 1972 — May 2, 2021

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 Licensed Respiratory Therapist, and graduated from Morehead University. He loved to go hunting, but most of all he loved his family. Jason was to marry the love of his life, Chasity, on June 12, 2021. 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 brother, Kevin “Hobo” Griffith and stepbrother, Steve Pittman.

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 Sue Hager 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; 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.

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