Phoenix Xavier Detjen

January 21, 2011October 1, 2012

Phoenix Xavier Detjen, one and a half years old, died Monday at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC. He was born in Gaston County, NC on January 21, 2011, and was the son of Virginia Griffin Detjen of Charlotte and Nicholas Detjen of New River Air Station, Jacksonville, NC.

A Graveside Service will be held 2:00 pm Friday, October 5, 2012 at Forest Lawn West Cemetery with Pastor Josh Peters officiating.

In addition to his parents, those left to cherish his memory are, his sister, Bella Calzadilla; maternal grandfather, Charles Griffin and wife Teresa and maternal grandmother, Cathy Griffin; paternal grandfather, John C. Detjen and wife, Joyce, and paternal grandmother, Ann L. Detjen; aunt, Brandy Griffin and grandmother, Margaret Hollyoak.

Arrangements are in the care of Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service. On-line condolences may be expressed at


  • Graveside Service Friday, October 5, 2012

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Ginny Detjen

October 29, 2013

I love you son!! It's been over a year since u went to be with our Heavenly Father!!! Please remember mommy loves you so very much!!! Please watch Bella and keep her safe!!! Phoenix mommy loves you baby!!!

Ginny Detjen

January 28, 2013

I love you son!! There is not a day that passes that I don't miss you!!! You are my heart and soul!!! I LOVE YOU SON!!!

Brandy Griffin

October 19, 2012

I love you sis and I miss Phoenix every day.

Barbara and Harry Roberts

October 7, 2012

We can't even imagine the pain of your loss for this precious angel. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Rebecca Mullis

October 6, 2012

We are very sorry for the loss of your beautiful little boy. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brittany McInnis

October 5, 2012

Ginny, you have been on my mind all week. My heart goes out to you. Phoenx is a beautiful little boy. I am so sorry this has happened to you. Sending lots of love, hugs, and prayers your way.

Katie & Brad Johnson

October 5, 2012

Ginny, We are heartbroken for you, Bella and the rest of your family. Phoenix was as blessed to have you for a Mom as you were to have him. He touched our lives and for that we have been blessed.

Becky McNeely

October 5, 2012

Cathy,I will lift you ,Ginny and the whole family up in my prayers..The Lord is my strength and my song Psalm 118:14

Teena Williams

October 5, 2012

Cathy, I think of your sweet mom and dad, and I know they are rocking him in their arms in Heaven! My heart aches for you and your family.

Ladybugs Empire Beauty school

October 5, 2012

Ginny, may God be with you and your Family. You must keep your head up for Bella. Be strong. We love you!