Paul Stewart Gritton
Paul Stewart Gritton (1927 - 2016)
89, was called home by his Master on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
He was born April 2, 1927 in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky to the late Wallace and Dessie Gritton.
Paul proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the U.S.S. San Francisco and the Army Reserve where he completed 30 years of service as a WO4. Paul also retired from Dupont Chemical with 30 years of dedicated service.
He was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Buckner Baptist church in Buckner, Kentucky.Paul loved spending time with his family, playing cards, and making everyone smile and laugh.
Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Sarah Elizabeth, one daughter, Helen Francis Probus, four grandsons, Jeff Jeffries, Mike Markwell, Josh Lyvers, and Jeff McKenna and one brother, Harold Gritton.
He is survived by many who celebrate his life: two sons, Jim Jeffries (Tammy) and Leonard Jeffries (Kim); two daughters, Donna (Joe) and Diane (Don); 22 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Joann Marks (Allen) and Barbara Squiers.
A special thank you to his Hosparus care givers, Melanie Drury and Nicolette Green. Your care and dedication to Paul are greatly appreciated. Thanks to Shirley Free for being such a wonderful friend and servant to Paul and the family. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
His funeral service will be celebrated at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood Thursday 10 am with burial to follow in Resthaven Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and Thursday 9-10 a.m.
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