William O. "Bill" Grandstaff, 73, of Spokane, Wash., died Monday, Aug. 9, 2004 at Royal Park Care Center in Spokane.
Cremation. His ashes will be buried in Sun Set Memorial Cemetery.
Born Aug. 23, 1930, in Waverly, he was the son of the late Orville Grandstaff and Gladys Eaton Grandstaff. He attended school in Marshall then joined the U.S. Air Force at age 17. He was stationed in Greenland, Alaska, Germany and Texas. He served two tours in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne division. He received a number of metals, including two purple hearts. After retiring from the Air Force, he lived in Oregon, Idaho and the last few years in Spokane, Wash.
Survivors include one son, Jeffery Grandstaff of the state of Washington; one daughter, Denise Grandstaff of the state of Washington; and two sisters, Mildred Stark of Napton and Barbara Dieckhoff of Marshall.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Walker and Helen Marie Grandstaff.