Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police
ALVIN WESLEY GRIFFITH, SCM, of Northumberland St. Lucy, entered peacefully into rest on April 20, 2023 at home surrounded by his family.
Son of the late Samuel and Lavinia Griffith.
Husband of Gloria E Griffith.
Father of David Griffith (Assistant Commissioner of Police – The Barbados Police Service), Michael Griffith KC, Sharon Griffith-Ponton, Dawn Griffith-Moonsammy and the late John Griffith.
Grandfather of Yahra, Makesi, Yohance and Makeda Griffith, Sarah, Joshua, Hannah and Rachel Ponton, Jon-Luc St. Hill and Daniel Moonsammy.
Great-grandfather of 2.
Brother of Joycelyn Yarde, the late Clarene Kirton-Johnson, May Kirton and Daphne Griffith-Barrow.
Uncle of Dorian Griffith, Cecilia Kirton-Belgrave, Clyde and Trevor Kirton, Angela Davy and many others.
Cousin of Ursula Phillips, the late Waple Blackman, Dylese Griffith and many others.
Father-in-law of Frances Hinds-Griffith, Pauline Cato-Griffith, Monte Ponton and Mark Moonsammy.
Brother-in-law of Vanroy Headley (T’dad).
Relative of the Greaves and Griffith families of Northumberland, St. Lucy.
Contemporary in the Royal Barbados Police Service of Orville Durant, Winfield Cummins, Sylvester Williams, Gordon Maxwell, Clinton Nurse, the late Lionel “Dick” Thompson and many others.
Friend of many.
A military service will be held on Friday, May 12, 2023 at St. Lucy Parish Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. followed by the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 10:00 a.m. on Friday. The body of the late Alvin Wesley Griffith, SCM will repose in the Colin Parkinson Memorial Chapel, Lyndhurst Funeral Home on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
The family invites you to view the live streaming of the service; to view, please click here.