Freddy Lee Grissom, age 59, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Redding, California to Fred Leon and Violet Marie (Lang) Grissom.
Freddy moved to Sweet Home at two months of age. He attended schools in Sweet Home, eventually graduating from Sweet Home High School in 1968.
Freddy served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1976, stationed in the U.S., Korea, and Germany. After the army, Freddy lived in Alaska and Florida before he settled in Missouri in 1982. He later returned to Sweet Home in 2004.
He enjoyed crafting, cane making, and gardening. He loved trips to the coast and family hunting and camping trips.
Freddy is survived by: his mother, Violet Grissom; daughters, Wendy Grissom, Tanya Holly, and Mary Ann Grissom all of Pennsylvania, and Lora Kay Hester of Salem, Missouri; nine grandchildren; brother, Robert Grissom of Sweet Home; sisters, Edna Pearson of Woodburn, Oregon, and Fern Grissom, Debra Wolf, and Kathy Steinbacher of Sweet Home.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Grissom, in 1975 and daughter, Kimberly Michelle, in 1994.
A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 13, at Cornerstone Fellowship in Sweet Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Freddy's name to Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services.