William Grigsby Obituary

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William W. Grigsby

February 13, 1922 - February 26, 2011
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Bill Grigsby, 89, of Parkville, MO passed away Sat. February 26, 2011 at the home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, March 1 with Rosary starting at 7:00PM at St. Therese Catholic Church – 7207 NW State Hwy 9, Parkville, MO 64152. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 2 at 10:30 AM at St. Therese Catholic Church, Parkville, MO private graveside services. Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years Frances, his children James (Kathryn), Paul (Jody), Ann Handelman (Mike), Jane Rivers (Tony), William (Maria), grandchildren, Katie and John Grigsby, Arianne and Natalie Cordray, Sarah and Paul...
Bill Grigsby, 89, of Parkville, MO passed away Sat. February 26, 2011 at the home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, March 1 with Rosary starting at 7:00PM at St. Therese Catholic Church – 7207 NW State Hwy 9, Parkville, MO 64152. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, March 2 at 10:30 AM at St. Therese Catholic Church, Parkville, MO private graveside services.
Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years Frances, his children James (Kathryn), Paul (Jody), Ann Handelman (Mike), Jane Rivers (Tony), William (Maria), grandchildren, Katie and John Grigsby, Arianne and Natalie Cordray, Sarah and Paul Handelman, and Esa, Giulia, and Anna Grigsby.
There aren't enough words to describe Bill's indomitable spirit and love of life. He loved Kansas City and worked tirelessly for his community and countless charities. His unmistakable voice was shared with thousands of sports fans throughout his 63 year career that included football, basketball, baseball, wrestling, hockey, tennis and boxing.
The family wishes to extend their love and appreciation to their family and friends who have embraced them during Bill's illness. We thank North Care Hospice for the comfort provided to Bill and our family.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to North Care Hospice 2900 Clay Edwards Dr. North Kansas City, MO 64116, Catholic Charities 1112 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64105 or the Enshriners 4621 The Paseo Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64110.

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