"Bud" Richard Lowell Grantier Burley, Idaho Obituary

"Bud" Richard Lowell Grantier

<p>Bud (Richard Lowell) Grantier, 92, passed away of natural causes on September 8, 2021, at Rosetta Assisted Living Center.&nbsp; At his request, there will be no services.</p> <p>Bud was born February 8, 1929 in Eldred, PA to Kenneth and Edna Grantier.&nbsp; He was one of 6 children.&nbsp; His primary career was as a manager of variety stores (Woolworths and Ben Franklin five and dime).&nbsp; He also sold life insurance, Fuller brushes and delivered milk.&nbsp; He was responsible for the grounds and building maintenance at Burley United Methodist church for many years.&nbsp; He was a caretaker at the Henry Schodde ranch for 40 years, as well.</p> <p>Bud was married to Naomi Curtis Robinson Grantier from 1980 until her passing in 2011.&nbsp; He was married to Joy Platts Grantier from 2014 until her passing in 2019.&nbsp; He is survived by numerous stepchildren.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Bud is survived by his sister, Ann Johnson of Ellenton, Florida;&nbsp; daughters Jenny Treanor of Bayfield, CO and Laura Hammond of Central, SC;&nbsp; sons Richard Lowell (Buddy) Grantier of Jackson, MS, Philip Grantier of Kiln, MS and Ben Grantier of Kiln, MS; Joan Wochomurka of Kiln, MS, mother of his 5 children, 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, 1 brother and 2 grandsons.</p> <p>The family wishes to thank the friendly and welcoming community of Heyburn/Burley, where Bud has lived since the late 1970&rsquo;s.&nbsp; We are especially grateful for the support of Helen McClure, Terri Olsen, Liz Crowder, David Hale, the waitresses of Connor&rsquo;s Cafe and Wayside Inn, the staff at Hearts for Seniors, the staff at Rosetta Assisted Living Center, Dr. Stewart North, and the staff at Intermountain Home Health and Hospice.</p> <p>Bud&rsquo;s independent spirit and sense of humor remained to the end. He chose a simple life and enjoyed creating and maintaining lawns and gardens.&nbsp; You&rsquo;re invited to plant a&nbsp; rose or tree in his memory.&nbsp;</p> <p>Service arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Payne Funeral Home in Burley.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
February 8, 1929 - September 8, 202102/08/192909/08/2021
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