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Obituaries

May 22, 2013

Robert James ‘Bob’ Grand-Lienard, Jr.

Athens — Robert James “Bob” Grand-Lienard, Jr., 83, of Murchison, passed away May 19, 2013.  He was born March 9, 1930 in Boston, Mass., to Dr. Robert James Sr., and Edna (May) Grand-Lienard. 

Bob married Brenda Shockey on May 5, 1961 in Plano.  He started his own business, Special Products & Mfg., Inc. in 1963, retiring in 1987, and leaving his sons to continue the business.

He is survived by: his loving wife of 52 years, Brenda Grand-Lienard of Murchison; sons, Robert James Grand-Lienard, III and wife Diana of Rockwall, and Edward Marcel Grand-Lienard and wife Joey of Heath; daughter, Dorothy Elizabeth Gonzalez and husband Mario of Port Isabel; sister, Constance May Pajeski and husband Steve of Benton, La.; 11 grandchildren, Jim, Gayle, Ashley, Abby, Jackie, Jason, Jacob, Ana, Mario, Jr., Jacey May and Jaden; and great-granddaughter Kinley. 

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one granddaughter.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall Chapel. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park.  The family received family and friends at the funeral home prior to the service, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Rest Haven Rockwall Chapel, 2500 State Highway 66 East, Rockwall.  972-771-8641.

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