Victor Griffin was born on November 30, 1980 to Clyde P. Griffin Sr. & Maggie Ann (Smith) Griffin in Wynne, AR. He was raised in Wynne until the age of 10 years old before he and his family relocated to Sherwood, AR. Victor attended the Church of Jesus Christ on Ray Road in Jacksonville, AR, where his father pastored for many years. He was active in the church at a young age and taught himself how to play the keyboard and drums. Victor graduated from Sylvan Hills High School in 1999, and afterwards, enlisted in the United States Navy. While in the Navy, he relocated to Virginia and later California where he remained until his death on Friday, October 8, 2021.
Victor attended Fresno Pacific University where he obtained his degree in paralegal studies and later worked for the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office where he became an activist for the Black Lives Matter movement. Victor was very passionate about his wife, children and his twin sister, Victoria. He was also very passionate about whatever he believed in and wouldn’t hesitate in sharing his views with anyone who would listen.
Victor leaves behind to cherish his memories: his wife, Lynsey (Lopez) Griffin, two sons, Ermias and Favian Griffin; one daughter, Victoria Griffin and an unborn daughter, all of Fresno, CA; his parents Clyde P. Griffin Sr. & Maggie (Smith) Griffin of Sherwood, AR; one brother, Clyde P. Griffin Jr. of Jacksonville, AR; six sisters, Noskahara (Ezekiel) Gomo of Dallas, TX, Melisha Griffin of Sherwood, AR, Ora (Antonio) Bass of North Little Rock, AR, his twin, Victoria (Andre) Simmons of Jacksonville, AR, Earlene Griffin of Cabot, AR, LaShundia Griffin of Jacksonville, AR and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.