Kerry 'Keb' Griffiths, 64


Kerry Duane “Keb” Griffiths, 64, of Sorento, died on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign. 

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Sorento Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ralph Ward officiating.  Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at the church. Masks will be required for those attending the services.    Plummer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Griffiths was born on May 15, 1957, in Litchfield, a son of Euell “Doc” and Dorothy Vaughn (Cruthis) Griffiths.  He graduated from Jefferson School in Vandalia, and worked doing assembly and line production at Fayco Enterprises in Vandalia and Hillsboro for several years.  He enjoyed Gospel music, dancing, collecting baseball cards and baseball caps.  He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and especially loved being surrounded by his family. 

He is survived by a brother, Lonnie (Geraldine) Griffiths of Sorento; four sisters, Donna (Buster) File of Vandalia, Janice Gaye Griffiths of Sorento, Diane (Vern) Brewer of Sorento, and Jo Lynne (Allen) Vonder Haar of Greenville; numerous nieces and nephews, and several great-nieces and great-nephews; and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Sharon Griffiths in infancy, and Shirley Joyce; and a niece, Lisa (File) Earnest.

Memorials may be designated to Sunnyside Cemetery Association, or Montgomery County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center activity department.  For more information, to light a virtual candle, or to sign the online guestbook, visit