Douglas L. Grady

Douglas L. Grady, age 88, of Colorado City, Colo. passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. He was born July 7, 1931 in Ridgeway, Mich. to Viola (Plank) Grady and Douglas L. Grady Sr. and they preceded him in death.

He married his wife, Sally (Prielipp) Grady in 1956. She preceded him in death on February 2, 2000.

Doug is survived by daughter Cyrisse (Jackie) Cooley; grandsons Ryan (Chris) Kessinger and Shawn (Isabel) Schneider-Cooley.  

He graduated from Britton High School. He began his career in the automobile industry at Underwood Chevrolet in Clinton after high school.

After moving to Colorado in the early ‘60s, he worked as service manager at many different car dealerships in Pueblo, Colo., and eventually retired from Wilcoxson Dealership. He had many hobbies, including mechanic work, fishing and woodworking. Doug was a long time member of The Elks Lodge in Pueblo.

He was most importantly an amazing Dad and Grandpa and his family is so very thankful for that. They will love and miss him so much.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at King of Kings Lutheran Church, Pueblo, with burial following in Colorado City Cemetery.

Contributions in Doug’s memory may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care, Joni Fair Hospice House, 1107 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Grady family.


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