Arthur M. Granda, 77, of Brunswick, formerly of Colleyville, Texas, departed this life Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at his residence.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at St. William Catholic Church with Monsignor John Kenneally officiating. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Bluebonnet Memorial Park Cemetery in Colleyville, Texas, with a reception following at St. Michael Catholic Church in Bedford, Texas.
Born Dec. 4, 1938, in Moundsville, W.Va., to the late Argemiro and Carmen G. Granda, he received a B.S. in finance and accounting from Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, W.Va. Mr. Granda was a former board member of Americans for Financial Security. He had resided in Glynn County since 2001, and was a member of St. William Catholic Church on St. Simons Island. Mr. Granda loved playing golf with friends, traveling to new destinations, cooking and grilling, growing tomatoes, caring for backyard wildlife, hanging out on the beach and so much more. He met life, even in uncertain times, with a wink and a smile. He often reminded people that all days are good. Some are just better than others.
Survivors include his children, Arthur Granda Jr., of San Antonio, Texas, and Teresa Granda of Coppell, Texas; a brother, Arch Granda and wife Janet of Houston, Texas; a brother- and sister-in-law, Jerry Snively and wife Bonita, of Columbus, Ohio; two nieces; one nephew; and three grandnieces.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Thursday morning at St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island, Ga.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, http://www.lls.org, Mayo Clinic, http://www.mayoclinic.org/giving-to-mayo-clinic/contact-us/frequently-asked-questions, or St. William Catholic Church, St. Simons Island, Ga., http://www.stwill.net.
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, www.edomillerandsons.com, is entrusted with arrangements.