William GRUNDY
Nashville Funeral and Cremation
210 McMillin Street
Nashville, TN

GRUNDY, William T.Age 63, passed away surrounded by his loving family January 29, 2013 after a short struggle with cancer. Survived by spouse, Cynthia Bennett and niece/daughter, Chelsey Grundy. Preceded in death by parents, Ruth E. (Ballard) and William R. Grundy, and brother, John Grundy. Also survived by sisters, Jackie Galloway (Curtis) and Janice Neeley (Vincent). Bill graduated from West High School and Lipscomb University. He retired from the Green Hills - Castner Knott/Macy's. He was a sports fanatic, especially about UK basketball, the Yankees and Predators-Cellblock 303, and was a member of the Nashville Sports Council. He loved to travel and had an extensive knowledge of movies and history, both presidential and Civil War. Bill had a kind and gentle nature with a wonderful sense of humor which endeared him to all who knew him. Visitation will be one hour prior to the 1 p.m. Memorial service Saturday, February 2nd at Edgehill United Methodist Church, 1502 Edgehill Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the church or to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson, Nashville, TN 37203. NASHVILLE FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICE, (615) 256-1605.
Published by The Tennessean on Feb. 1, 2013.
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Cynthia and family,
I am so sorry for the pain you are suffering right now. Please know that you are in my thoughts, but mostly in my prayers. I pray that you will be comforted by the arms of Christ. May you find peace that passes all understanding.

As you know I have felt the pain first hand that you are going through now. Please call me if you need anything or if you need to just talk.

Love ya,
Cindy Floyd
February 6, 2013
I first met William at the Nashville Predators games & he was always the nicest guy. I would often run into him at some events the team had be it at the Bridgestone or maybe some other place. I just heard of his passing last night. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family. Bill will be missed.
Debbie Williams
February 4, 2013
My sympathy and love to all of Bill's family. I enjoyed meeting Bill at the NOW conferences and so admire his support of his wonderful wife, Cynthia. Too young, too soon.
Kathy Mayer
February 2, 2013
My condolences to Bill's family for your loss. I last spoke to Bill in July 2012 at the Castner Knott reunion. I had looked forward to seeing him again at the Predators games this season. Bill will be greatly missed by his many CK co-workers and fellow Preds fans.
Ann Rumsey
February 2, 2013
Sitting next to Bill for 7 seasons, I was able to know the man well, and I can honestly say that he was one of the kindest people I've ever known. You will be missed Bill.
Brian Binkley
February 2, 2013
Sincere condolences to your family. My wife, daughter, and I have sat next to Bill in the 303 Cell Block for the last several years. We will miss the kindness to those around him, his sprited taunts of the opposing teams, and the camaraderie we shared. A person like BIll cannot be replaced, and will not be forgotten. May God bless your family during this time of loss.
Stephen Dishman
February 2, 2013
Bill was always so supportive of Chelsea's work in the theatre and was genuinely one of the nicest guys I have ever met. We didn't have enough opportunities to chat, but I enjoyed talking with Bill every time I did have the chance.
Brad Brown
February 2, 2013
It won't seem right without you sitting in front of us at the Preds games. Rest in peace, Bill. You WILL be missed.
Larry Rumsey
February 1, 2013
Bill was a great person, and we will all miss him. He's gone much too soon.
Kathy Halbrooks
February 1, 2013
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