Jack Grady, age 73, of Portland passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at his residence.

He was born in Portland on May 23, 1949, the son of Jerome and Esther (Martz) Grady. He was married on Jan. 29, 1971, to Maureen Dawn Bard and she passed away on Feb. 5, 2018.

Jack was retired from Kerr Glass. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was past commander at the D.A.V. and American Legion Post 211. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and Jaycees and was a Portland High School graduate. Jack enjoyed Indiana University basketball and the Indianapolis Colts, collected Coca-Cola memorabilia and was a woodworker.

Surviving are two sons, David Grady of Portland and Chris Grady of Portland; and two granddaughters, Desiree and Adaira Grady.

He was preceded in death by a brother Jerome Grady.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Peter Logsdon presiding. Burial with military graveside rites will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home.

Memorials can be made to American Legion Post #211.

Condolences may be expressed at bairdfreeman.com.