More detail on this person: Charles Kevin "Chuck" Griffin Sr. Charles Kevin "Chuck" Griffin Sr., 64, died on September 5, 2007. He was born in Watertown, MA. Chuck devoted his life to community service, serving the country as a pilot in the U.S. Army for 20 years and later helping thousands of people with his service to Civitan International, where he founded three community service clubs and served on the international board of directors. He owned several businesses in the last two decades including Albuquerque Leasing and Flex Leasing. He also was an avid balloonist, having flown in 25 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiestas and holding the world record for the most sky divers to jump from a hot air balloon. He was the pilot of that flight. Chuck is survived by three children - Grace Ann, Charles "Kevin" Jr. of Baton Rouge, his wife, Trista and their children, Colin and Teagan, and Sean; a sister, Beryl Basham of San Diego, her husband, Daryl and their children, Brandon and Blair; two brothers, Brian of Los Angeles and Gerald of Virginia and the mother of his youngest son, Joanie. He is preceded in death by the parents that raised him, Gwen and Negail Riley. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2007 at the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 9201 Balloon Museum Drive NE . Memorial contributions should be made in Chuck's name to the Civitan International Foundation, 1 Civitan Place, Birmingham, AL 35213.
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