Marion Percy “Bun” Griffin

Published 9:14 am Saturday, June 11, 2022

Kill Devil Hills – Marion Percy Griffin or “Bun” as he was lovingly known, passed away peacefully at the family home June 9, 2022 after several months of declining health. Bun was 82. Bun and his wife Shirley “Honey” Griffin moved to the Outer Banks from Virginia in 1975 to raise their family. Bun and Shirley were blessed with 54 years of loving matrimony before her passing in 2018. As a young man Bun had a passion for fishing, chess and for visiting casinos – particularly the slots machines.

Once here, Bun worked hard as a professional flooring installer for over 33 years. After retiring, his life revolved around Shirley, his family, and perfecting his computer slots game. Bun was most of all a loyal family man who found contentment with the simpler pleasures of life.

Besides Honey, Bun was predeceased by his parents and ten siblings. His survivors include his daughter, Penny Haywood (Scott) of Kill Devil Hills, NC; his son, Marvin “Bobby” Griffin and girlfriend Malissa Gamiel; three siblings, Clifton, Jelly and Kathleen; three grandchildren, Whitney Haywood, Bobby Griffin, and Hailey Griffin; one great-grandson Carter Collins; as well as a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and close friends.

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A graveside funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2022 at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, VA. Please visit to share condolences with the family. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.