Grindstaff Larry Grindstaff, 61, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, December 15, 2013 after an extended battle with cancer. He was born in Columbus on December 27, 1951 to the late Reverends Roy and Hazel (Barrett) Grindstaff. Larry graduated from The Ohio State University and was a journeyman cabinetmaker with Formware Inc. His passions were caring for his family and serving the Lord in many ministries. He loved music and playing the mandolin. He enjoyed family vacations and long walks in all seasons at area parks. Larry is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jane; daughter, Allison; brother, William "Bill" (Karen); and sister-in-law, Loris Grindstaff; nieces and nephews, Ladd (Dana), Yolonda, Ben, Christie (Alex), Andy (Victoria), Amy (Jesus) Soto; and other extended family. In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by his brother Reverend Roy A. "Budd" Grindstaff. Friends may visit Saturday, December 21, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Redeemers On Courtright Church, 1850 Courtright Rd., Columbus, OH 43227 with Pastor Dwight Bennett officiating. Interment will follow at Franklin Hills Cemetery. Arrangements by DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences at SpenceFuneralHome.com
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Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo Street Canal Winchester, OH 43113
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 18, 2013