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Richard W. "Dick" Grile, 83, of Anderson, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital, after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 18, 1933, in Upland, to Noah E. and Edith C. (Byrd) Grile. He retired in 1993 from Delco Remy after 41 years.
Dick was a member of Journey Church of Christ, he was active with Boy Scouts, and was a supporter of the Anderson Christian School. He was in the National Guard for 14 years.
He is survived by children, Dean (wife, Tamara) Grile of Charleston, South Carolina, Darren (wife, Susan) Grile of Anderson, and Dana (husband, Steve) Cash of Anderson; sisters, Ann Toler, Byrdie Smith, and Glendora Burger; grandchildren, Kristen (husband, David) Chapman, Brandon (wife, Jennifer) Grile, Karen (husband, Evan) Palmer, Colleen Grile, Sierra Cash and Patrick Cash; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Margaret (Hathcoat) Grile; five sisters and five brothers.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory. Burial will be at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Anderson Christian School.
Online condolences: www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on October 12, 2017
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