R. David Grinnan, 84, of Ludlow, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood.
He was a retired communication supervisor with CSX Railroad. Dave was a member of Sts. Boniface and James Church in Ludlow. He was the Past President and Chaplain of the Ludlow Vets, a member of the Kentucky Colonels, and an American Legion member. Dave loved to spend time at his cottage on Elmer Davis Lake.
He proudly served our country in the United States Army during World War II.
He is the son of the late Henry and Elizabeth Grinnan of Grafton.
Survivors include his sons; Rex (Marsha) Hughes of Clermont, FL, Dave (Carolyn) Grinnan, Jr of Ludlow, Mike (Mary) Grinnan of Louisville; brothers, Eddie (Helen) Grinnan of Grafton, WVa, Charles (Bobbi) Grinnan of Elkins, WVa; sisters, Martha Shanabarger of Grafton, WVa and Miriam Delaney of Clarksburg, WVa; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Dave was preceded in death by wife, Frona Grinnan (2005); brothers, Bill Grinnan and John Paul Grinnan.
Visitation was Sunday, March 17, 2013 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM at Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY. A service by World War II Veterans of Ludlow and vicinity will be held at 4:00PM Sunday in the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:00AM in Sts. Boniface and James Church, 304 Oak Street, Ludlow, KY.
Interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger, KY.