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Bobby F. Griffin

Bobby F. Griffin, American entrepreneur.


  • Griffin, Bobby F. was born on June 16, 1932 in Bristol, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles A. and Lona Mae (Godsey) Griffin.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Emmanuel Bible College, 1985.


    • President Bobby F. Griffin, Inc., since 1961. Chairman board Southeastern Magic Wand, since 1969. Owner U-Store-It Warehouses, since 1982.

      Partner Frieda's Imports, since 1983, G & D Real Estate, since 1985.


    • Author: The Search, 1975. Patentee auto floor mats, 1967.


    Capital punishment be administered only when the pursuit of truth and justice result in clear and overwhelming evidence of guilt.


    People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.


    Board directors Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, 1978, Haven of Rest Rescue Mission, Bristol, 1959. Member president council Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 1986, King College, Bristol, Tennessee, 1987. Trustee Gardner Webb College, Bowling Spring, North Carolina, 1982.

    Served with United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Advertising Specialty Institute, Specialty Advertising Association, National Car Wash Association, Bristol Chamber of Commerce Lodges: Rotary.





    • Married Frieda Bass, December 12, 1956. Children: David F., Scott Daniel.
    • father: Charles A. Griffin
    • mother: Lona Mae (Godsey) Griffin
    • spouse: Frieda Bass
    • children: David F. Griffin
    • Scott Daniel Griffin
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    • 1985
      Emmanuel Bible College
    • 1961
      President, Bobby F. Griffin
    • 1969
      chairman, board Southeastern Magic Wand
    • 1982
      owner U-Store-It Warehouses
    • 1983
      partner, Frieda's Imports
    • 1985
      partner, Frieda's Imports