John H. Grady, 67, owned and operated Grady Construction

John Henry Grady
John Henry Grady

John H. Grady, 67, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. John was born Aug. 22, 1952, to the late Benjamin F. Grady and Mary Peedin in Johnston County, North Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Iretta Colwell Grady; baby daughter, Loretta Grady Hargraves; sister, Mary Lou Treat; and brother, B.F. Grady.

Mr. Grady served in the U.S. Marines. He was a home builder and owner of Grady Construction.

John will be sorely missed by his oldest daughter, Sandra Grady Brownley, and Hector Merello; grandchildren, Brittany and Rachael Brownley and Chance Michael; and lifetime friends, Elaine Watkins and Jean Ringenberg.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at Smith and Williams Funeral Home, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Dec. 7, at the funeral home.

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