Edward Eugene Griffin, Jr., 65, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee. Edward was born May 9, 1957 in Chicago, IL, the son of Edward and Janice (Nee: Hopper) Griffin, Sr.  Edward married Annette Cole at Reconciliation Ministries in Racine on October 26,2000.  Edward served as a Machine Operator at Case International, and he also served with the United States Marine Corps for 4 years.  Edward loved his Chicago sports teams, especially the Bears and Cubs.  He loved watching the cooking channels experimenting with the recipes, reading, playing games, and watching action movies. Edward is survived by his wife Annette, his six children, Edward Griffin, III, Monique Griffin, Rashunn Lyons, Prentiss Cole, Patricia Carter and Lafayette Carter.  Additionally, he is survived by his three brothers, Phillip Griffin, Fernando Griffin and Brian Griffin, and sister Vida Griffin, and his grandchildren, Nevaeh, Zaire, Ayden, Shawna, Luke, Rayme, Khanye, Anthony, Bryson, Oliver, Keanu, Nathaniel, Brandon, Jimmy, Nazjhe, Amir, Josiah, Jeremiah, Aaliyah, Kobe and Elias along with other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  Edward was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents Ruby Lee Thompson and William Fernando and Great-Grandpa (Gramps).  Funeral services will take on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 11:00 A.M., at Reconciliation Ministries Church, located at 2200 Mt. Pleasant St. The service will be officiated by   Pastors Norris and Michelle Johnson.  The family will receive guests at the Church on Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Following the funeral, Edward will be buried at Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Park in Union Grove at 2:00 P.M.