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Michael Allen McGriff, 32 of Sycamore Street, Silver Lake, Indiana died on September 3, 2018 at 9:48 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana following an lengthy illness. On November 1, 1985 in Warsaw, Indiana he was born to Ricky McGriff and Robin A. (Canter) Bailey and had lived most of his life in Kosciusko county, growing up in Claypool, Indiana and he lived in Warsaw, Indiana and Old Orchard Beach, Maine.
Michael was a Roofer for Timmerman Roofing, Warsaw, Indiana; he also worked for Ziebart in Warsaw, Indiana and KGP in Warsaw, Indiana.
He attended Warsaw High School. Michael was an outdoorsman and loved camping, canoeing, surfing, hiking, spending time with his kids, and deer hunting. He loved playing basketball and softball. Michael was a kind loving person who made friends easily and cherished those friendships dearly. He was a huge Boston Red Sox fan and was a master at fantasy sports. In his younger days Michael, was a Kosciusko 4-H member. Michael never knew a stranger, he made friends wherever, he went. Michael loved the state of Maine and made many friends while living there. He loved all that the outdoor had to offer there.
Michael is survived by his Sons – Skyler McGriff age 13 and Micah McGriff age10.
Parents – Ricky McGriff and wife Cindy of North Waterboro, Maine; and Robin Bailey and husband Ken of Lodi, Ohio
Sisters – Holly McGriff and fiancé Kyler Vuittonet of Seville, Ohio; and Anna Stamper and husband Dale of Warsaw, Indiana.
Step-Sisters – Amanda Seaman, Alysha Mason, and Ashley Bailey.
Step-Brothers – Chris Bailey, Jessie Bailey, and Nathan Bailey
Grand Mothers – Mary McGriff of Argos, Indiana; and Karen Stewart of Lodi, Ohio
His fiancé Shasta Breidert of Silver Lake, Indiana
He is preceded in death by his Grand Fathers – Raymond McGriff and Thomas Canter
Friends may visit with the family on Friday September 7, 2018 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday September 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana with Rev. Phillip Burris. Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Indiana.
Memorial Contribution may be made to: Michael A. McGriff Memorial Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501 or Skyler and Micah Education Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana