Stanley "Stan" Lynn Graddy
Stanley “Stan” Lynn Graddy, 65, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at his home in Tyler, Tex.
Stan is formerly of Piggott, Ark., born at his grandparents’ home on October 4, 1953, to J.E. and Una (Donner) Graddy. He was married to Jan Dewitt on March 10, 1982.
Stan graduated from Piggott High as a member of the class of 1971. He got an early start in the heavy highway construction business working with his dad at Graddy Brothers, Reynolds & Williams and Reynolds & Davis. He went to Georgia and worked there for a few years then to Tyler to work for Reynolds & Kay before going to work for a private laboratory, APEC Geoscience. He retired from there on Oct. 23, 2018, under Brauns Geoscience.
The Arkansas Razorbacks, Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals will miss a true fan and follower. His life centered around his family, sports and westerns.
Stan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earle and Pearl Graddy and Henry and Janie Donner; many aunts and uncles; a brother-in-law, Jimmy; and a great-grandmother.
He is survived by his wife, Jan, of the home; his son, Matt (Jennifer) Dewitt of Shreveport, La.; his parents, J.E. and Una Graddy; a sister, Merita Hanna of Piggott; his grandsons, Nathanel and Religh Dewitt of Shreveport, La.; and many other family members and friends.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 26, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott. Funeral services will be held immediately afterward at 3 p.m. with Bro. Robert Gunnels officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to the charity of the giver's choice.