Melvin Douglas “Moose” Griffin, 59, of Lampasas died April 22, 2020 at home.

His body will be cremated, and a service will be held later. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Moose was born Aug. 27, 1960 in Lampasas to Melvin Waldo Griffin and Doris Mae (Henniger) Griffin. He was a lifelong resident of the community.

He married Bonnie Dean Smith.

Moose worked for Oil States Industries for many years in maintenance. He loved ranching life and being a cowboy. Moose was a people person.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Griffin; children Zac Griffin (Morgan), Bruce Greeninger (Allison), Tim Greeninger, Michael Greeninger (Isabell) and Jamie Griffin; mother, Doris Griffin Poe; brothers Clifford Griffin (Gwen) and Danny Griffin (Nancy); sister Kae Maceyra (Bill); nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Moose was preceded in death by his father and by his grandson Eli.