Patrick C. Gridley
Patrick C. Gridley, age 65, of Fairfield died from injuries received in an accident in Northeast Wapello County at 5:07 A.M. Tuesday, December 11, 2012.
Pat was born June 22, 1947 in Fairfield, the son of Howard W. and Eunice Helen Harwood Gridley.
He lived his entire life in the Fairfield community.
Pat married Linda Marie Cook on June 25, 1967 in Fairfield.
Pat had worked at Rockwell International/Meritor for 27 years. He was a truck driver for Shelman & Sons Trucking for 10 years before his retirement.
Pat was a member of the V.F.W. in Fairfield.
Deceased family members include his parents and 2 brothers Donald and Gerald Gridley.
Surviving are his wife Linda; 3 daughters, Sherry ( Michael ) Kaufman, Kimberly Gridley and Shawna ( Codie) Cook; 2 sons, Donald Gridley and Robert (Stephanie) Gridley, all of Fairfield; 9 grandchildren, Travis, Justin, and Matthew Kaufman; Shawna Cook and Austin Gridley, Bryana, Abbey Gridley and Dylan, Destiny and Brooklyn Gridley; plus 4 great-grandchildren, Ailinn & Unity Kaufman Alexis & Ryan Cook; one brother Jerry (Karen) Gridley of Muscatine.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 18th at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield with Pastor Jack Jackson officiating.
Friends may call beginning at 2:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Visitation with the family present will be on Monday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M.
Interment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.
A memorial has been established to the family.
Arrangements are in the care of the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.