Grandy Ferrell Scarber

Grandy Ferrell Scarber
April 28, 1926 – January 8, 2015Grandy Scarber OBIT)
DECATUR – Grandy Ferrell Scarber, 88, passed away Jan. 8, 2015 in Decatur, TX.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 10 at The White Family Funeral Home.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Jan.11 in the drawing room of The White Family Funeral Home.
Burial followed at Briar Creek Cemetery of Bowie.
Grandy was born April 28, 1926 in Post Oak to Frank and Beulah (Campsey) Scarber. He graduated from Gainesville High School. Grandy served his country in the U.S. Navy and served during WWII, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa and was present for the signing of the Japanese Surrender.
In 1946 he returned to Fort Worth where he met and married Grace Rice on Aug. 17, 1946. He was in the grocery store business for more than 45 years working for Worth Food Market, Piggly Wiggly and Shop Right. Grandy later owned and operated Grandy Foods in Fort Worth for 13 years.
He enjoyed building bird houses, collecting coins, bowling and was a 32nd Degree Mason. Grandy volunteered with the Boys Club and Golden Gloves Boxing organizations.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Beulah Scarber; wife, Grace Scarber; two brothers, Bill Scarber and Warren Scarber; sister, Leta Goehring; grandson, Jason Waggoner and great granddaughter, Scarlett Binnion.
He is survived by his two daughters, Yvonne Waggoner and husband Eugene, Bowie; Judy Bannister, Bowie; four grandchildren, Beth Milloy and husband Bruce, McKinney; Derek Waggoner, Euless; Holly Ford and husband David, Bowie; Sara Bannister and Eric Binnion, Wichita Falls; five great grandchildren, Lauren Milloy, Jack Milloy, Laura Ford, Dylan Ford and Hero Binnion; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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