Charles J. Grissom, 87, a retired phone lineman for Southwestern Bell, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Weatherford.
Graveside service was Jan. 12 at Alvord Cemetery with Gerre Joiner officiating.
Charles was born July 17, 1926, in Alvord to Thomas and Minnie May (Stonecipher) Grissom. He married JoAnn Boyd Dec. 27, 1946, in Decatur, and they were married 62 years until her passing in 2009.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and grandson Chuck Grissom.
Survivors include his daughters, Shelly Smith and Suzy Grissom of Weatherford; sons Tommy Grissom and wife, Debra, of Waxahachie and Jim Grissom and wife, Debbie, of Wichita Falls; grandchildren Andrea, Josh, Kristy and Chris; seven great-grandchildren, including a newborn, Jaxson Smith; and numerous other family members and friends.