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Fred Gordon Grantham, Jr

Fred Gordon Grantham, Jr. of Geneva, Alabama passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the age of 

78 and only a few hours before his 79th birthday. 

Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022 in the chapel of Warren Holloway 

Ward Funeral Home in Geneva, Alabama with Rev. Chuck Grantham officiating and his Brother, Gary 

Grantham delivering the family eulogy. Burial followed in the Geneva City Cemetery with Warren 

Holloway Ward Funeral Home directing. The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday at 2:00 


Gordon was a 1961 graduate of Geneva High School and attended the University of Alabama. He proudly 

served in the United States Air Force and after he had a long career with Texas Instruments and Northern 

Telecom as an Electronics Engineer. Gordon was an avid Alabama Football and Dallas Cowboys Fan. He 

loved music from his era and had an extensive CD collection, which he loved to share copies with his 

friends. He was a beloved father, grandfather and older brother and will be greatly missed. 

Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, Fred G. Grantham, Sr. and Bertha C. Grantham; his brother, 

Charles A. Grantham, Sr; and beloved niece, Terri D. Grantham. 

He is survived by the mother of his children, Chieko T. Grantham; sons, Thomas Q. Grantham (Heather), 

and John K Grantham; grandchildren, Kade, Eva, Quinn, and Willow. He also leaves behind seven loving 

brothers and sisters, Alice Kelly, Barbara Morris, Gary Grantham (Diane), Jerry Grantham (Kathy), Rachel 

Townsend (Joe), Sam Grantham (Renae), and Dianne Matthews (Mike); cousin/brother, Karl Smith; sister-

in-law, Mary Grantham; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many loving friends.

The Grantham family sends special thanks to Dr. John Simmons, Sr. and staff for many years of dedicated 

medical assistance,  ENHABIT Hospice (especially nurses Jennifer Baggett and Theresa Carr), and Warren

Holloway Ward Funeral Home for their caring and professional assistance. 

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