Timothy "Rug" E. Griffith, 68, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.

He was born July 16, 1954 in Highland County, the son of the late Paul and Barbara (Ellis) Griffith.

Rug retired from Hanson Aggregates and after retirement worked for Dance Steel and Farm Supply in Hillsboro. Rug's true passion was dirt track racing.

Rug is survived by his wife, Candice (Gulick) Griffith, whom he married Aug. 13, 1974; daughters, Mandy (Erik) Nicely of Hillsboro, Bridget (Jake) Remsing of Hillsboro and Megan (Elon) Davis of Hillsboro; five grandchildren, Emily (Javen) Spencer, Dalton Nicely, Camryn (Nick O'Bryant) Remsing, Ben Remsing and Ellis Davis; great-grandchild, Rhen O'Bryant: brothers, Dennis (Carlene) Griffith of Hillsboro, Robert (Patricia) Griffith of Hillsboro and Michael (Donna) Griffith of Hillsboro; sister, Dottie Creed of Highland; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of friends.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his grandson, Andrew Davis; and brother, Paul Gene Griffith.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. at the Griffiths’ residence, 4402 Carmel Road, Hillsboro 45133.

Thompson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

Family requests memorials to the Highland County Humane Society, P.O. Box 471, Hillsboro 45133.

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