Linda Carter Griffin

Profile Updated: September 23, 2016
Residing In: Cornelius,, NC USA
Children: Larry Griffin , Jr, born 1962
Mike Griffin, born 1965

After graduating from HHS in June 1961, I married Larry Griffin July, 1961. He purchased and began building a family business, Griffin Brothers Tire Sales. I was employed at the Mecklenburg County Tax Supervisor’s office for one year.

We welcomed our first child, Larry Griffin, Jr on September 24, 1962. I became a full time mom and homemaker. After moving to Huntersville, NC, we were blessed with our second son, Michael, on July 18, 1965.

Life was busy with the usual family happenings. We were active in school, church, scouts, and sports activities. After seven years we moved to the Pine Island community where the family added swimming, golf and tennis to our activities.

Our next door neighbor dubbed me “Betty Crocker,” a title I enjoyed as I developed a love and expertise of cooking, gardening, and entertaining.

The family business grew along with the boys. I stayed busy with school activities and carrying the boys to golf and tennis matches. I also began taking classes at CPCC.

Although the marriage dissolved after 22 years, the friendship remained. We continue to celebrate family birthdays and holidays together.

After both guys graduated from West Mecklenburg High School, Larry Jr continued his studies at UNC Charlotte earning a BS in Business. Mike finished at UNC Chapel Hill with a BS in Business.

I earned an Associate Arts Degree from Central Piedmont Community College and a
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from UNC Charlotte.
After school, I developed an interest in the holistic health field. I completed Level 11 training as a Healing Touch Practitioner and Level 11 Reiki training. I’m also Nationally Certified in Swedish Massage and Body Work and a Licensed Massage Therapist.

Through the years I’ve worked as a counselor at Family Reproductive Health Services in Charlotte. I’ve also volunteered at Masters in Nutrition program at the North Carolina Home Extension Service as well as docent at the Mint Museum. I’ve been fortunate to
have traveled internationally with several school groups.

I consider my children my proudest achievement in life. They have joined their father in the original business as well as expanded into property development and landfill management.

I have also been blessed with six wonderful, healthy grandchildren. Larry Jr is married to Ginger Griffin. My oldest granddaughter is Leah, 20, a rising junior at UNC Chapel Hill, just promoted to the varsity cheerleading squad. Blair,18, is a freshman at UNC Wilmington. Twins, Haley and Trey, 13, are in the eighth grade at Lake Norman Charter School.

Mike is married to Andrea Griffin. They have a son, Alex, almost 9 and Carrie 6. Alex is in third grade and Carrie attends first grade at the Community School of Davidson, NC.

For the last thirteen years I have resided in Cornelius, NC. I continue to work with the family wearing many different hats. My hobbies still include cooking, gardening, metaphysical studies, environmental issues, as well as the holistic health field.

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Nov 10, 2020 at 7:54 AM

Hi Lois, wishing you belated birthday wishes. I am hoping you, Charles, and your family are well and have had a safe year. Many blessings and love always, Linda

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Apr 23, 2020 at 10:04 PM

Posted on: Apr 20, 2020 at 10:29 PM

Hi Alona, sorry I'm running a little behind these days. I hope your birthday was fun. I am wishing you, Bill and your family much love and good health. Take good care and be safe.

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Apr 21, 2020 at 12:12 PM

Posted on: Apr 20, 2020 at 10:18 PM

Hi Pat, happy belated birthday. Here is hoping you and your family are all well. Larry and
Ginger have just completed their new craft brewery, Royal Bliss, in Denver. Hopefully when

things return to some kind of normalcy we could possibly meet there some time. Do take good care and stay safe. Much love, Linda

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Apr 27, 2019 at 8:41 PM

Posted on: Apr 23, 2019 at 10:59 AM

Very belated happy birthday Alona. May you and your family enjoy many blessings and good health this year. Love always, Linda

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Jan 24, 2019 at 7:43 AM

Posted on: Jan 23, 2019 at 3:09 PM

Happy Birthday Ralph, I hope this finds you enjoying the warm Florida sun and doing what
most makes you happy. I certainly wish you and your family a wonderful year of great
health and peace. Much love always, your Green Street/ Camp Green friend, Linda

Jan 18, 2019 at 4:33 AM
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Sep 25, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Hi Linda from Alabama. Enjoyed reading your profile and photos. Thanks for sharing.

Feb 17, 2016 at 5:41 PM

Jimmy, Best wishes on your birthday. Hope you get to do something fun today.
Blessings always, Linda

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Jan 23, 2016 at 4:56 PM

Posted on: Jan 23, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Hi Ralph, hope you enjoy a wonderful birthday. You are so in the right location. It is snowy and icy here today. Much love, Linda

Jan 18, 2016 at 4:33 AM
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Jan 16, 2016 at 10:31 AM

Posted on: Nov 07, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Hi sweet Lois and Charles,
Here's wishing you a wonderful birthday and many years of great health and happiness.
Love and blessings always, Linda

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Oct 13, 2015 at 3:33 PM

Posted on: Oct 13, 2015 at 3:33 PM

Girls: Shirley Brotherton, Carolyn Workman, Mary Anne Richey, Jacque Smith

Boys: Caroll Royster, Lewis Lane, Jerry Rollins, Paul Barefoot
Aug 19, 2015 at 5:17 PM

Hi Jodi,
I hope you celebrate your birthday doing whatever you enjoy most. All good wishes for you and your family. May you enjoy a healthy and blessed year.
Love always, Linda

Jun 27, 2015 at 10:49 AM

Hope your birthday was very special. Here's wishing good health and happiness
to you and your family.
Much love, Linda

Apr 19, 2015 at 8:21 PM

Hi Pat, Here's wishing you a wonderful birthday. Hope all is well with your family, please give them my love, All the best, Linda

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Linda Carter and Larry Griffin at Jr Sr 1961
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Linda and sons, Mike and Larry Jr
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Mike, Linda, and Larry Griffin, Jr
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Linda and grands; Trey 13, Alex 9, Haley 13, leah 20, Carrie (seated) 6, and Blair 18
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Larry Griffin Jr family
standing, Leah, Ginger, Larry, Blair
seated Haley and Trey
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Mike Griffin family
standing Mike and Andi
in front Carrie and Alex
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Carrie and Alex Griffin