Walter Franklin Grinstead, Jr.
Feb. 27, 1952 - March 31, 2014
Hawkinsville, GA- Walter Franklin (Franky) Grinstead, Jr. age 62, of Hawkinsville, Ga. died Monday, March 31, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014 in the chapel of Clark Funeral Home with Rev. Steve McKuhen, Rev. Jeff Waters officiating. Burial will be in the Orange Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Grinstead was a native of Bibb County, Ga., but had lived most all of his life in Pulaski County. He was a member of Broad Street Baptist Church where he was a member of the Auditorium Sunday School Class. He was a self-employed certified electrician and air conditioning specialist. Franky was a former member of the Ga. Army National Guard and the Pulaski Day Lions Club. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Grinstead, Sr. and father-in-law, C. P. Patton. Franky had a great love for music and playing the guitar with his friends. Most of all, he loved spending time with his four wonderful grandsons and family. He was a great caretaker to his wife of 37 years.
Survivors include his wife, Debbie P. Grinstead; son, Christopher (Stephanie) Grinstead, all of Hawkinsville, Ga.; mother, Louise Grinstead Whelchel; sister, Susan G. Paulson, both of Hawkinsville, Ga.; grandchildren, Landon Grinstead, Collin Grinstead, Logan Grinstead, Carson Grinstead, all of Hawkinsville, Ga.; mother-in-law, Joyce G. Patton, sister and brother-in-law, Ed and Cathy McDaniel, Jr., all of Hawkinsville, Ga.; niece, Tiffany McDaniel of Athens, Ga. and nephew Jonathan McDaniel of Hawkinsville, Ga.; nieces Christy (Terry) Grigsby of Eads, Tenn., Kelly (Jon) Graham of Olive Branch, Mississippi and Melanie (Brad) Alexander of Allen, Texas; uncles, Robert Grinstead, Jr. of Kinner, Louisiana and Wendell (Beth) Oaks of Milledgeville, Ga.; aunts, Joan Vaughn, Doris, Grenade, Faye Grenade, all of Eastman, Ga.; several cousins and his beloved pet, Zoe.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Grinstead residence on the Warner Robins Highway.
Clark Funeral Home of Hawkinsville, Ga. is in charge of the arrangements.
Please view or sign the online register at www.clarkfuneralhawkinsville.com
Clark Funeral Home
142 Commerce St Hawkinsville, GA 31036
Published in The Telegraph on Apr. 3, 2014