CANTON TOWNSHIP - Samuel Grady, 91, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at Waltonwood Assisted Living in Canton.

He was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Union City, Tenn., to Samuel M. and Evie (Hayes) Grady. On Oct. 28, 1939, he married Opal Caksackkar, and she preceded him in death in 2005. He is survived by two daughters Laverne (Conrad) Henry of Milan and Sue (Clyde) Truesdell of Pickford, two daughters-in-law Sharon Grady of Loveland, Colo., and Susan Grady of Canton, ten grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Vivian Caksackkar. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph in 1996 and Bill in 2011. A funeral service was held on Friday at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home in Milan with burial at Marble Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan. www.ochalekstark.com