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Douglas A. Grady

June 20, 1944 ~ July 23, 2018 (age 74)

Douglas A. Grady, resident of Opelika, passed away on July 23, 2018 at East Alabama Medical Center.  He was 74 years old. 

Born June 20, 1944 in West Blocton, AL he was a telephone lineman until opening Bonnie's Kids Childcare center with his wife Bonnie in 1987.

Big Doug enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, grandchildren, and pets. He also loved to do wood working projects with and for his friends and family.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Bonnie Jo Grady, daughter, Tammie Grady Long (Kyle) of Opelika, son, Douglas Grady II (Lane) of Auburn, sisters, Joyce Grady of West Blocton, AL, Dorothy West of Duncanville, AL, brother Ronnie Grady (Deborah) of West Blocton, AL, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends that he loved dearly.

He is preceded by his parents George Henry Grady and Mattie Louise Grady as well as his two sisters Wanda Miller and Mary Beatty, his daughter Terrie Grady Reaves, and his beloved dog Peanut.

The memorial will be held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. July 28, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.

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