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Ronald S. Grissom

Died: 8/13/2011

Ronald S. Grissom, age 75, of Elkton, MD, passed away on August 13, 2011.

Mr. Grissom was born in Wilmington on September 20, 1935, son of the late Stewart and Jane (Bogart) Grissom. He proudly served his country in the US Navy abroad the USS Ticonderoga and later as a reservist. In civilian life, he made his career as a truck driver with Teamsters Union Local #115, New Castle.

He was a longtime member of New Castle Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Kaye Grissom, in 2003. He is survived by his children, Paul J. Lammey of Tamarac, FL, Nick Killen (Brenda Haggerty) of Delaware City, William Killen (Kimberly Humm) of Elkton, Paulette Tyrrell of Newark, and Frank Tyrrell of Kirkwood, PA; sisters, Patricia Frederick and Cheryl Yeoman; 12 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday, August 18th, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, where visitation will begin at 10:30 am. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the VA Medical Center, 1601 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.

To sign guest book, visit SPICER-MULLIKIN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY 302-328-2213

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