Coleman Memorial United Mthdst
465 Anderson Dr
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 656-3565
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Robert L. Grinnage

AGE: 97 • Wilmington, DE

Mr. Grinnage departed this life peacefully on Tues., April 19, 2016. Mr. Grinnage was a graduate of Howard High School's class of 1936. After graduating, he joined the United States Army in 1943, where he proudly served in World War II. He was a lifetime member of the Moss/Robertson VFW Post 6687, where he served as Quartermaster and Bartender for many years. Mr. Grinnage was employed as a painter by Delaware Cadillac (Delaware Motor Sales) for 33 years. After retirement, he held various jobs as a driver and security guard. In 2012, Mr. Grinnage was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Gertrude M. Grinnage. He was the loving father of Jacqueline Grinnage Brown and her husband Carlton, and Annette I. Grinnage. He was the grandfather of Landon Brown, Kia Brown Ferguson (David), Jarred Broadnax, Janell Broadnax, and 8 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his cousin, Bob Price; sister-in-law, Lille Mae Maull; brother-in-law, Edward J. Waples and his wife Lois, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral 10:30AM, Thurs., April 28th at Coleman Memorial UM Church, 465 1/2 Anderson Dr., Wilmington, DE; family visitation 9:30-10:30am only. Burial, Delaware Veterans Cemetery


Published in The News Journal from Apr. 24 to Apr. 27, 2016
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