Willard was born November 11, 1950, to the late Willard Gray Grantham Sr. and Mary Ethel Quinton Grantham in Crenshaw. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War, and was a farmer for over 25 years.
Rick is preceded in death by his father, Willard Gray Grantham Sr.; mother, Mary Grantham; his two sons, Willard Gray Grantham III and Chad Lee Grantham; his Aunt Leavy; and his Uncle Jake.
Rick is survived by three daughters, Machelle Raper of Saltillo, Mary Grantham of Shelby and Tabitha Grantham of Crystal Springs; three brothers, Jimmy “Mickey” Grantham, Willie Grantham and Johnny Grantham, all of Merigold; sister, Connie Smith of Senatobia; 12 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and a great number of cousins and friends.
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