Ovie Oris Grandstaff
March 14, 1932 – July 10, 2018
14 March 1932 – 10 July 2018 Ovie Grandstaff passed peacefully on Tuesday 10 July, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Ovie served in the Navy from 24 March 1952 through 22 March 1956. During his time in the Navy he served aboard the USS Missouri during the Korean War. On August 15 of 1953 Ovie married Shirley Lutz. Ovie and Shirley had 3 children together, Michael, Patrick and Kathy. Ovie enjoyed spending time with his wife for all 65 years of their marriage. He also enjoyed trips to the family cabin, going to Disney World, watching his great grandchildren play, relaxing in his rocking chair, and the occasional Miller High Life. Ovie is proceeded in death by his parents and his son, Patrick Grandstaff. He is survived by his wife; Shirley Grandstaff, his children; Michael (Pam) Grandstaff, Kathy (Rick) Rodriguez; daughter-in-law, Penny Grandstaff (Patrick), his 13 grandchildren Jason (Wendy) Watson, Andrea (Cory) Mygrants, Chris (Katelyn) Grandstaff, Sara (Rick) Ferris, Jim Beam, Dusty Beam, Ana (Jeremy) Ramirez, Jake (Ella) Grandstaff, Katie (Jason) Gentry, Amanda Thomas, Anthony Rodriguez, Mathew Rodriguez; sister, Alfreda (Lloyd) Price, 4 nieces and his 23 great grandchildren.
Graveside service to be held at Deepdale Memorial Gardens on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 2:30 pm. Family and Friends Welcome. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made in memory of Ovie to www.USSMissouri.org