Stephen Tyler Griffitt 46, of Stephens City, Virginia passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021 at his home.
Stephen was born in 1974 in Independence, Missouri to Harvey Lee and Marjorie Ann Griffitt. He attended St. Mary’s High School, Independence, Missouri. Stephen recently joined a Jiu-jitsu academy and was heavily involved with MMA fighting and had a national ranking. He was involved with WWII reenacting, took flying lessons, and loved music – especially heavy metal and Pantera.
Stephen had the opportunity to meet his idols, Dimebag Darrell and Steve Vai and was a Kansas City Chiefs fan. He played various sports when he was younger, practiced yoga and meditation every day. Stephen played a vital role with raising his children and was a great father, introducing them to many loves that they would share together (karate, travelling, guitar, and piano).
Stephen married his “Brazilian Beauty” Alessandra Gomes Pimentel on June 26, 2010 in Ibiuna, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Surviving with his wife and parents are his children, Vienna Meredith Griffitt of Stephens City, VA, Gavin Benjamin Griffitt of Raytown, MO, Braeden Tyler Griffitt of Raytown, MO, Vando Stephen Griffitt of Stephens City, VA and Alexander Lee Carter Griffitt; brothers, Jeffery Griffitt of Olathe, KS, Michael Griffitt of Independence, Mo and Derek Haug of Kansas City, Mo.
All services for Stephen will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Stephen’s memory may be made to: Community Church/ Virginia Academy, 19790 Ashburn Rd, Ashburn, VA 20147.