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Walter Sidney Griffith

On Nov. 9, 2017 at 83 our beloved Sid Griffith lost his life in a car accident in Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Betty, his stepchildren Scott (Carol) Faris of Tualatin, Oregon and Tracy (Bob) Sullivan of Florence, Arizona, as well as his grandchildren Kaja Wagner, Joanna Faris, and Julie Faris, nephew Doug Beatty and niece Susan Erickson.  He was preceded in death by his son Wally Griffith, his sister Carole Beatty and his parents Claibe and Grace Griffith.
Sid was a card-loving, nap-taking, Texas Hold’em, pool playing, Shuffleboard king. Sid and Betty had been long time residents of Red Lodge and active members of Red Lodge Alliance Church where Sid served as an elder.  Sid loved our Savior and now lives in heaven.
Sid will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.  A Celebration of Life will be held Jan. 14, 2018 in Apache Junction, Arizona. 


Upcoming Events

  • Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:00pm
    Paintbrush Piecers Quilt Guild meeting will be Monday April 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cody Sr. Center. After a short business meeting the program will be a trunk show presented by Betty Hecker, Audrey Clark and Sharon Kaeding from Red Lodge. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. For information contact Marybeth 754-5399
  • Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.

The Carbon County News

Street Address:

11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

Fax: 406-446-2225

Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

Open: Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.