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Richard Ashley Grana

February 9, 1971 September 8, 2019
Richard Ashley Grana
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Obituary for Richard Ashley Grana

Richard Ashley Grana, age 48, of Santa Rosa Beach, FL passed away Sunday, September
8th, 2019. He was born on February 9, 1971 in the US Army Hospital,
Wurzburg, Germany to Richard and Cheryl Peck Grana.

Ashley attended Reidland Elementary and Middle School and graduated from Oakland
High School, Murfreesboro, TN class of 1989. He received his BA degree in geography
with an emphasis on planning in 1994 from the University of Kentucky. While at UK,
he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and a loyal Wildcat fan. His
interests included traveling, mountain bike riding, history, BMW autos , watching and
attending UK football and basketball games and spending time with his family and
friends.

He was of the Methodist faith having joined the church at age 18 at St. Marks United
Methodist in Murfreesboro, TN.

Ashley’s twenty four year career in planning/community development for both city and
county governments occurred in the state of Florida. He was employed as the Planning
Manager for 18 years with the City of Destin before starting his own company, Grana
Development Services LLC in 2017.

Survivors include his parents, Richard and Cheryl Peck Grana of Paducah, sister Tara
Grana of Nicholasville, KY, two nieces, Ashton Woody and Grace Woody, one nephew,
Trey Woody , his paternal grandmother Theresa Grana of Carlsbad, CA,
two aunts, Ella Trovillion of Paducah and Barbara Pitchford of Lake Placid, FL and four
cousins, Chris and Gordon (Debra) Spees ,Dawn Atwood ,Andrea Atwood and Ashley
Sheikh.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, NL and Clara Gordon Peck of Paducah,
John Grana of Carlsbad, CA and a cousin, Mark Atwood.

Services will be held Saturday, September 14th at 12:00 noon at Milner & Orr Funeral
Home of Paducah with Rev. Sky McCracken officiating. Visitation will be from 10am-12pm prior to
the funeral service. Burial will take place at 3:30 at Brooks Chapel Gordon Cemetery,
Dexter, KY.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Reidland United Methodist Preschool, 5515
Reidland Road, Paducah, KY 42003 or the charity of your choice.

You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

14

Sep

10:00 AM 9/14/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah

120 Memorial Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001

Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah
120 Memorial Dr. Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Service

Saturday

14

Sep

12:00 PM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah

120 Memorial Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001

Burial will take place at 3:30 pm

Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah
120 Memorial Dr. Paducah 42001 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Brooks Chapel Gordon Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Dexter, Kentucky .

. Dexter . Kentucky
United States

Memorial Contribution

Reidland United Methodist Church Preschool

5515 Reidland Road
Paducah, Kentucky 42003
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