Griffin Harry Raymond Wilder (Griff) graduated to Heaven September 26, 2021 at the age of 84.
Griff was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 10, 1937 to Harry and Mary Wilder. At 17, he asked Patricia Marie Bussey (Pat) to grow old with him. They were married in 1955 and spent the next 66 years doing just that.
Griff had the mind of an engineer and was mechanically inclined. He worked on the cars of famous actors, investigated accidents with California Highway Patrol, and spent many years as a highly respected diesel mechanic. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and most of all spending time with family.
He is survived by his wife Pat, sister Mary, 7 children, 17 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.