Grady, Cecil

October 01, 2003

On September 26, 2003, after a lengthy illness CECIL GRADY, 85, departed this life. Son of the late Willie and Althaus Grady. Cecil received his education in Spring Hope, NC. He later moved to Baltimore, MD in the late 1930's. Cecil served in the U.S. Army from August 1941 until November 1945. This military experience took him to places as far away as Alaska & India. Some of the many awards and recognitions he received includes the American Defense Service Award, the American Theatre Service Ribbon and WW II Victory Ribbon. Cecil was lateremployed at Fort George G. Meade, where he worked until his retirement. Cecil was affectionately known to his family and friends as "Pop-Pop". He leaves to mourn his wife of 57 years, Cecelia G. Grady; three daughters, Cecelia A. Grady, Olivia T. Dupye and Deborah L. Grady; two sons Cecil A. Grady and James T. Grady; one sister Frances Grady; two brothersMarcellas Grady and Otis Grady; seven grandchildren, Robert M. Bolden, Jr., and his wife Stacey, Gregory J. Dupye, Jr., Chiquita L. Bolden-Heath and her husband Carlo, Kevin B. Dupye, Sr., Nikia M. Grady, Shawn L. Morse and Devon A. Grady; seven great-grandchildren, Tarae D. Dupye, Lemontre' M. Bolden, Kevin B. Dupye, Jr., Brea S. Dupye, Robert M. Bolden, III., Courtney S. Dupye and Jaylen C. Bolden; four sisters-in-law Mildred Jackson, Alberta Coates, Gaither Coates and Jesse Grady; one brother-in-law Joseph Coates, one son-in-law Gregory T. Dupye, Sr., nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at MARCH FUNERAL HOME EAST, 1101 E. North Ave, on Wednesday after 8 A.M. where the family will receive friends Thursday, October 2, 2003 at 11:30 A.M. Funeral to follow at 12 noon. Burial Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, Owings Mills, MD. See www.marchfh.com

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