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“Time passes by so quickly, yet the memories of a wonderful friend linger and brighten our day. I certainly do miss Mr. Grady. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Thomas Owens - Memphis, TN

“I will so miss my Daddy for years to come. Him being the Best Dad ever, Brother, and the Best Friend in my life time. What is much more important, he...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Stanley Grady - Reynoldsburg, OH

“Dearest Grady Family, I received news of Mr. Grady's passing today after listening to answering machine....My heart felt sorrow and sadness goes out...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Thomas Owens - Memphis, TN

“Daddy, you gave us all your unconditional love and support. You will be deeply missed. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sonya - Pataskala, OH - Daughter

“I love you Daddy. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: CONNIE - Pataskala, OH - Daughter

“Please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time. The pain of loss is something that none can...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mary DellAnno - Columbus, OH

“Wnated to give my thoughts and prayers to Sonya and the family. I amsure you have another special angel wathcing over you all now. God Bless ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Tricia Warren - Co worker

Leon Grady, 85, of West Lafayette, formerly of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away on April 1, 2014 at the IU Arnett Health Hospital in Lafayette, IN. He was born March 13, 1929 in Lepanto, AR. Leon proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1952 when he was honorably discharged at the rank of Master Sergeant. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, JoAnn Lawson Grady, and five children: Stan Grady, Dianne McKenzie (Steve), Connie Heigel (Bob), Candace Grady, Sonya Motley (Tony), ten grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Leon was a member of the American Legion Post 718 from 1974 to the present. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and gardening, and he adored spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, S. Lee Grady and Nellie Mae Webster Grady, infant son Joseph Webster Grady, brother Odis W. Grady, and sisters Jessie Mae Grady Thornberry, and Louella Grady Stevens.
Visitation is Saturday, April 5th at 3:00 P.M. with a celebration service beginning at 4:00 P.M. at Hippensteel Funeral Home, Lafayette, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army or to the American Legion. Hippensteel Funeral Home is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at