Cecil M. Grindstaff

Cecil M. Grindstaff
Age 79, of Carrollton, died Sat. May 17, 2014, in Aultman Compassionate Care Center. He was born Sept. 16, 1934 in Rutherfordton, N.C., to Claude and Maggie Sue (Koon) Grindstaff. He was a press operator for Republic Steel; and a member of the Sandy Valley Baptist Temple in Magnolia.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Helene (Rayfield) Grindstaff, whom he married Sept. 11, 1954; a daughter, Linda Grindstaff of Minerva; son, Cecil E. (Cindy) Grindstaff of Carrollton, four sisters: Leila Berry of North Carolina, Mildred Townsand of North Carolina, Elsie (Ralph) Berry of North Carolina, and Norma Jean (Howard) Bentley of North Carolina; two brothers, Clarence (Carol) Grindstaff of Carrollton and James (Reba) Grindstaff of North Carolina; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a sister, Reany Vance; and two younger brothers.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Sandy Valley Baptist Temple in Magnolia, with Rev. Johnnie Crawford and Pastor Matt Smith officiating. Burial will be in Baxter's Ridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 6-8 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Those wishing to share condolences may sign the online register at:

Funeral Home

206 East Lincoln Way  Minerva, OH 44657
(330) 868-4900

Published in The Repository on May 19, 2014