UF Legacy, Donor Ben Hill Griffin III passes away
UF legacy Ben Hill Griffin III passed away at the age of 78 on July 25th, 2020, peacefully, according to his obituary.
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Ben Hill Griffin, III passed away on July 25, 2020 at the age of 78 in Frostproof, Florida. Funeral Home Services for Ben Hill are being provided by Marion Nelson Funeral Home - Frostproof, and Marion Nelson Funeral Home Inc. - Lake Wales. The obituary was featured in Naples Daily News on July 27, 2020, Tallahassee Democrat on July 27, 2020, Orlando Sentinel on July 27, 2020, The News-Press on July 27, 2020, News-Chief on July 28, 2020, The Ledger on July 28, 2020, Gainesville Sun on July 28, 2020, and Tampa Bay Times on July 28, 2020.
Florida's football stadium was renamed after Griffin's father, Ben Hill Griffin Jr., in 1990.