January 2, 1943 - March 20, 2016
John Edward Grainger 73, of Hawk Point, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Troy Manor, Troy, MO. He was born on January 2, 1943 in Santa Ana, CA, a son of the late Alvin S. and Esther B. (Brooking) Grainger. . John graduated high school and served in the United States Army (1961-1968). He was deployed twice to Vietnam as a Combat Medic. During his second tour, while assigned to the 1st Air Cavalry, 7th Cavalry Division, John was wounded in action and retired with the rank of Staff Sergeant in 1968. He continued his education in Cupertino, CA, attending De Anza College. He was a very quiet man and had comforting blue eyes. John truly loved his Greyhound dogs, especially his three babies: Nallah, Sally and Jeffrey. He had a passion for electronics and it really showed when it came to computers. John enjoyed collecting guns and RC Radio Control Airplanes. He is survived by son, John David Grainger and wife, April of Fremont, CA; one daughter, Erin R. Grainger of Lompoc, CA; grandson, John Carl Grainger of Fremont, CA and many cousins from Troy and Hawk Point, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Charles Clive Grainger As per John’s wishes cremation rites were accorded. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Pets-A-Lone-Sanctuary, in care of Kemper-Millard-Keim Family Funeral Chapels, P.O. Box 222 Troy, MO 63379. Arrangements are under the direction of Kemper-Millard-Keim Family Funeral Chapel; 41 Farm Lane, Hawk Point, MO 63349. Online condolences may be made at www.kempermillardkeimfamilychapels.com Phone 636-338-4375.
John Edward Grainger 73, of Hawk Point, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Troy Manor, Troy, MO. He was born on January 2, 1943 in Santa Ana, CA, a son of the late Alvin S. and Esther B. (Brooking) Grainger.... View Obituary & Service Information
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