Eugene Griffin, who ministered as an elder at West Baltimore's Olivet Baptist Church, died Oct. 24 at Bon Secours Hospital after a short illness. He was 65 and lived on Norfolk Avenue.
Services for Elder Griffin will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the church, 3500 Edmondson Ave.
Born and educated in Baltimore, he retired in 1979 as a night watchman at the zoo after working 20 years there.
He had been active at Olivet Baptist Church since 1968. He was a deacon, a Sunday school teacher, head of a committee that ministered to the sick, a singer with a male chorus called the Gems, a member of the outreach prison ministry and an associate minister.