Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Emmanuel Bible College, 1985.
President, Bobby F. Griffin, Inc., since 1961; Chairman of the Board, Southeastern Magic Wand, since 1969; owner, U-Store-It Warehouses, since 1982; partner, Frieda's Imports, since 1983; partner, G & D Real Estate, since 1985.
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.