GRADY, ROBERT IRWIN
Ocala - Robert Irwin "Bob" Grady passed away Monday, March 3, 2014.
Mr. Grady was a veteran of World War II
serving in the Army's 708th Airborne from 1942-1944. He was awarded the Bronze Star
for Meritorious Service, three major battle stars and a Presidential Citation with one Oak Cluster. Bob then began his career in law enforcement, beginning with the Jackson, Michigan Police Department from 1946 - 1951. He then served with the North Miami Police Department and retired in 1975. He was a loyal member of the FOP for 68 years. Most recently he was a member of Ocala FOP Lodge 129 and served as their Chaplain since 2000.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 50 years Mary Watson Grady; four children, Kelly McGillicuddy, Susan Grady, Mary Sean Lewis, Michael Grady, all of Ocala and three grandchildren, Brennan Grady, Max McGillicuddy and Kacey Lewis.
The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 PM Friday, March 7, 2014 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Wildwood.
Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Florida.