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David Laverne GrissomPassing: August 18, 2011

Service:

Mitchell Church of the Nazarene

Saturday,Aug.27,2011, 10:00 am

Visitation:

Chastain Funeral Home

Cemetery:

Mitchell Cemetery

MITCHELL David Laverne Grissom, 58, Mitchell, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2011, at his residence.

Born December 8, 1952, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Herbert Laverne and Barbara Ann (Cooper) Grissom.

He had been employed at Visteon and was a member of IEW No. 907. David graduated in 1971 from Mitchell High School, and was a member of the Bedford Boat and Sportsmens Club. He was a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.

Surviving: sons,
Brian (Nicole) Grissom, Springville
Aaron (Raisa) Grissom, Bedford
stepchildren,
Christy Gratzer, Mitchell
Donnie (Danelle) Gratzer, Mitchell
8 grandchildren
brothers,
Steve (Patsy) Grissom, Mitchell
Mark (Patty) Grissom, Bedford
sisters,
Vicky (Warren) King, Mitchell
Annie (Melvin) Buechler, Bedford
Paula Arnold, Bedford
8 grandchildren

His parents preceded him in death.

Celebration of Life service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, at the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Mark Bechtel officiating.

Memorial Gifts: Mitchell Church of the Nazarene

Condolences may be sent to the family at chastainfuneralhome.com

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34 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Roy D Myers | Richfield, UT
    Date: September 16, 2011
    Dave was a good friend with a great soul. Hard to find ones that are always positive and are glad to see you. I loved to watch him hit a golf ball, lots of power in a little package. He will be missed.
  2. Guest: susan (chastain) and Joe kay | Blaine, TN
    Date: September 7, 2011
    I remember David from the days of riding on my dad's school bus. the Grissom kids were alwasy well thought of. Just nice, sweet kids. Many fun and fond memories. sorry to hear of his passing.
  3. Guest: Tim & Cindy Browning | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 27, 2011
    Dave will be missed. Our prayers are with all the family...
  4. Guest: Kenny & Kay Riester | Paoli, IN
    Date: August 26, 2011
    Kenny played softball with Dave for many years. We all had a lot of fun with him. Kenny and I are so sorry to hear that he's gone
  5. Guest: Kelly Maick | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 26, 2011
    So many memories and good times with David over the years....softball, volleyball, holidays....dinners, ChiChi's....he was a good friend he told the truth and gave his opinion whether we wanted to hear it or not....taught me how to drive a 5-speed, he and Barb were there for me on many occations... he was a good friend
  6. Guest: Brenda Zeeks McBride | Orleans, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    So sorry to hear about David. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.
  7. Guest: Tracy & Pam Phillips | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    Our sincere condolences to all of you.
  8. Guest: Melissa Padgett | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    So sorry for your loss. Dave was a great person with a big heart. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.
  9. Guest: Doug Earl | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    So very sorry to hear about Dave, We worked together for quite some time on the bottle line. He was always cutting up! Dave was a good soul!!!
  10. Guest: Jessica Carr | Orleans, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    So sorry for your loss.
  11. Guest: Warren Wood | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    Very sorry for your loss. Dave was one of the good ones. We played a lot of cards together and shared a lot of laughs. He will be missed.
  12. Guest: Steve &Sarah Jennings | IN
    Date: August 25, 2011
    Sorry to hear about Dave,certainly enjoyed working with him for several years at Visteon he was truly a good guy.We played some softball and vollyball with him, he seemed to never have a bad day, he will be missed.Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
  13. Guest: Cindy Grissom Kleindorfer and Scott | IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Deepest Sympathy.
  14. Guest: Tesa Bunch and Tim VanMeter | Guthrie, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Prayers and thoughts be with you! May God comfort you all! Dave was a great friend and co-worker!
  15. Guest: sherry duncan | Bedford , IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    we are so sorry for your lost you are all in our prayers, Bill Johnson and sherry Duncan and famiy
  16. Guest: Joe & Kathy Adams | avoca, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    You will be in your prays and thoughts
  17. Guest: Phyllis Gassaway | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Dave was a wonderful person and a good friend. I had the pleasure of working with Dave at Visteon. My thouhgts and prayers go out to his family. Dave will be sadly missed.
  18. Guest: Charles Rick Bennett | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    I am so sad to hear this about David, We went to school together and worked at carpenter body works for many years, David was a great friend that I will always hold dear in my heart, Please accept my condolences, And I pray for all of David's family and friends so each one will make through these trying times...MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
  19. Guest: Debbie (Fortner) Elkins | Williams, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Mark, I am so sorry to hear about your brother. I remember him from high school. He was always such nice person. My prayers are with your family. May God comfort you. Debbie
  20. Guest: Robin Roberts | Orleans, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Little guy with a big heart. I sure will miss him.
  21. Guest: Suzie Batchelor Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    To the Grissom family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. David was a good guy. I used to give him a hard time in the drive thru at Hardees. May God give you peace. Treasure all the good times and the memories that will be with you forever.
  22. Guest: Suzie Leatherman | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Christy & Donnie I am so sorry for your loss. I know David wa a person with a big heart. You will be in my thoughts & prayers. Hold on to all the good times and know he will always be watching down on all of you. God Bless.
  23. Guest: Eddie Hatfield | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Worked with Dave when i 1st hired in at Ford. Good, fast paced worker. I'm sorry for your loss.
  24. Guest: Nick and Shirley Pace | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Our sincere condolences to the family.
  25. Guest: Kim (Cooper) Smith | Lizton, IN
    Date: August 24, 2011
    Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Such a tragic loss! David will be missed. We love you all. Kim & Doug Smith
  26. Guest: Kristy Endris | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 23, 2011
    You will be missed.My prayers go out to the family.
  27. Guest: JOANN COOPER | INDPLS., IN
    Date: August 23, 2011
    I AM SO SORRY ABOUT THE LOSS OF DAVID. EVERYONE OF HIS FAMILY WILL BE IN MY PRAYERS. I LOVE EVERY ONE OF YOU, AND I KNOW YOUR HEARTS ARE HEAVY. LOVE TO YOU, AUNT JOANN
  28. Guest: Dee Anderson | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 23, 2011
    RIP....you were a good worker and friend to many of us at Visteon
  29. Guest: Tim & Susette Stancombe | Bedford, IN
    Date: August 23, 2011
    Our prayers are with all the family. You were a great co-worker and person on our line at Visteon. We all had many good times.
  30. Guest: Bill Johnson | Paoli, IN
    Date: August 23, 2011
    Sorry to hear about your loss. we played alot of softball together and worked at Carpenters and Visteon.
  31. Guest: Greg & Tina Tyree | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 22, 2011
    You will be saddly missed.
  32. Guest: Scott and Tami Cooper | Bedford , IN
    Date: August 22, 2011
    You are in our prayers
  33. Guest: Joe & Pam Vanzant | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 22, 2011
    We wish to extend our sympathy and prayers to all of you at this time. We have fond memories of years ago and all the time we spent together as a Softball Family. God Bless.
  34. Guest: Randy Beeler | Mitchell, IN
    Date: August 22, 2011
    My deepest sympathy to the family. Dave and I had lots of good times in high school. He was a good guy.
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