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Winford T Grainger Sr.

Leland, North Carolina

Nov 25, 1930 – Oct 12, 2017 (Age 86)

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Teddy and family, in Isaiah 40:11 the Bible tells us,"He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His Heart." We believe that is true with our beloved family members who has gone before us. Our love and prayers are with you. Billy and Rosemary Rivenbark, Leland NC

This is not a time to say Goodbye, but rather a time to say see you later. May you rest in peace with other family and loved ones until the day comes that everyone is reunited. We take compfort in knowing that you no longer feel any type of pain or sickness. Especially since you are now with The Great Physician.

I love you so much and miss you already papa! I know you're in a better place and not suffering anymore. May you watch over all of us and help us to all love one another. I know you'll put a band together so you can continue to sing and praise the Lord. Jeff, the boys and I will miss your silly jokes and that smile. This isn't good bye this is See you later and I Love you Papa.

No one can ever prepare to say goodbye.. We all know, one day our time will come when we will take our last breath.. I wonder what his thoughts were, and if he heard us all tell him how much we loved him as he laid still, barley hanging on those last days in hospice.. one thing is for sure, papa lived his life to the fullest, and loved his family... but most importantly, he loved God! One thing my papa always told me was everyone wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.. he always...

Papa you are finally at peace. I know your rejoicing with the lord and playing your guitar singing the gospel. You are now free from pain and no longer suffering. You lived life to the fullest and fought hard with all you had. God gave you a purpose and ur job is now done. I will forever cherish our talks and you preaching to me to love the lord and most importantly your loved ones. Spread your wings and fly Papa. This is not a goodbye but a I'll see you later.

Love your HootNanny

I can't believe that we won't be able to fuss I'm sooo glade that your not hurting now...give moma a big huge for at peace....we're going to be fine......we will miss you ...till we meet again...

I love you so much daddy. And im so happy your not hurting any more. Tell moma and all our loved ones hi and most of all tell Jesus I love him..I know you are a happy camper you you Betty

I love you Grandpa may you sing forever in the skies above,I'll be down here listening.


Winford's Obituaries

Winford T. Grainger, Sr. 86, of Leland, NC passed away on October12, 2017.He was born in Whiteville, NC on November 25, 1930 to the late William and Dora Grainger.He is also preceded in death by his wife, Dorleen Grainger; 3 brothers and a sister.He is survived by his children, Catha Maultsby and...

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