William "Buddy" R. Grant, 69, of Leavenworth, passed away August 9, 2017 and has been reunited with the love of his life, Patti.

William "Buddy" R. Grant, 69, of Leavenworth, passed away August 9, 2017 and has been reunited with the love of his life, Patti.
Buddy was born in Havre de Grace, Maryland October 30, 1947, the son of William and Mary (Cunningham) Grant. He married Patricia Marie Shaffer on June 14, 1969 in Fort Mill, South Carolina. She preceded him in death on November 4, 2012.
Buddy worked for Charlotte Aircraft in Charlotte, North Carolina until the family moved to Kansas in 1985.
He then worked for Traveler’s Insurance, Medicalodge and Skyway Lanes.
Buddy enjoyed bowling, fishing and watching old westerns. He and his grandson shared a love for baseball.
He is survived by two daughters; Jennifer Grant and Katie Schneider (Justin) all of Leavenworth, Kansas, three sisters; Betsy Lewis, Georgia Fulgham (Donnie) and Kathy Gray (Eddie) all of North Carolina, six grandchildren, Ashley Brooke, Casey Belle, William Grant, Geordynn Rae, Kyndal Cecilia, and Jenalee Paige; and many nieces and nephews and sisters and brothers-in-law, especially Peggy Tomrell, who was a large part in his care.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter; Hannah JoLee, and one sister; Josephine Laughinghouse.
The family would like to send out a special thank you to Crossroads Hospice, particularly Sherri, Kenyetta and Ashley. We can never appreciate you all enough for taking such good care of our Daddy.
Visitation with the family present will be from 4 until 8 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2017 at Belden Larkin Funeral Home. Private family inurnment will follow on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Memorials in his name may be directed to the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Belden-Larkin Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Condolences may be sent to www.beldenlarkin.com