BLOOMFIELD - Danny Griffin, 14, died Aug. 6, 2003, at Children's Hospital in St. Louis of injuries sustained in a bull riding accident.
Born Nov. 15, 1988, in Fairfax, Va., son of Dan Griffin and stepson of Linda Griffin of Bloomfield, he was a student at Bloomfield High School. Danny's passion in life was bull riding and he was constantly searching for ways to better himself in the sport. He loved the challenge of the moment and exhibited great joy in the arena. His desire to be an outstanding bull rider was surpassed only by his desire to befriend and encourage others. Danny will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors in addition to his parents include: two brothers, Danny J. Griffin of Flint, Mich., and Jessie Griffin of Fort Louis, Wash.; and one sister, Patricia Griffin of Upper Marlboro, Mass.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Bloomfield High School gym with the Rev. Mark Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow.