HEATH — Ted D. Grindstaff, 65, of Heath, passed away Dec. 26, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital in Newark, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born in Mount Vernon, on July 19, 1951, to the late Bert and Thelma (Weber) Grindstaff.

Ted graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1969, and then received an Associate’s degree from Columbus Technical Institute in 1972. Ted was a manager for JC Penney and moved to various cities. He started out in Mount Vernon then moved to Columbus; Covington, Ky.; Newport, Ky.; Batavia, Ohio; Zanesville; Buffalo, N.Y.; and finally settling in Heath, after 37 years of service.

Ted enjoyed golfing, biking, the outdoors, mowing grass and beaches. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds, Bengals and Heath High School sports. Most of all he enjoyed being around his grandchildren and family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Brenda (Scott) Grindstaff; children, Chad Grindstaff of Heath, Melissa (Roger Hurley) Grindstaff of Raleigh, N.C., and Amanda (Aaron) Barrett of Huber Heights, Ohio; grandchildren, Anderson and Addison Barrett; a brother, Ernie (Wendy) Grindstaff of Worthington, Ohio; sisters, Sharon (Randy) Tharp of Mount Vernon, Susan (Alan) Sigler of West Chester, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Gambier.

To view this obituary or leave the family a memory, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ted D. Grindstaff.

 

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