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1962 Paul 2023

Paul Alan Griswold

April 14, 1962 — December 5, 2023


Paul Alan Griswold, aged 61, of North Muskegon, passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Jessie (Melvin) Griswold; brother, John Griswold and sister, Bettie Durham. 

Paul was a truck driver for PAR Trucking in Grand Rapids, MI. He enjoyed driving truck and traveling all over the United States and had seen every state other than Alaska and Hawaii. Paul could never pass up a good breakfast and  was a Nascar fan. He was a loving husband and grandfather, enjoyed a good joke and could be very comical. 

Paul is survived by his wife, Debra “Debbie” Califf-Griswold; son, Pastor Joshua (Melissa) Chittenden and daughter, Miranda Griswold; step-children, Diane Califf and Bryan Eastling; six grandchildren, Payton, Madelyn, Josalyn, Zane, Maliyah and Jordyn; five step-grandchildren, Cody, Conner, Colin, Destiny and Anna; three sisters, Mary (Charles) Hendershott, Linda Pierson and Donna Griswold; brother-in-law, Jeff Durham; sister-in-law, Cindy (John) Appel; brother-in-law, Brian Ahearn; special aunt, Lois (Mike) Szczerbinski; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, Dec 8, 2023 at 7pm at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St., Coopersville, MI with his son, Pastor Joshua Chittenden officiating. Visitation Friday, Dec 8, from 5 to 7pm at the funeral home. In keeping with Paul’s wish cremation will take place following the funeral services. 

Condolences for the family may be left on Paul’s guestbook at
Throop Funeral Home 
Coopersville, 616-837-8161

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