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Anthony Lynn (Tony) Grider, Adair Co., KY (1973-2014)

Tony was a firefighter for Campbellsville Fire Department, attaining the rank of Captain, a firefighter for Columbia-Adair County Volunteer Fire Department and served as Training Officer for Campbellsville-Taylor County and Columbia-Adair County Fire Departments. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Columbia Lodge 96, a member of the Columbia-Adair County Parks and Recreation Board, a member of Adair County Search and Rescue Board of Directors and a former member of the Columbia City Council. He was also a part-time employee of Adair County, Campbellsville-Taylor County and Green County EMS. He was involved in many other community activities too numerous to mention.
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Anthony Lynn (Tony) Grider, 41, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:53amCT, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY, from injuries received on August 21, 2014 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11amCT, at Columbia Christian Church, 206 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Bodie Emerson and Chaplain Wayne Bishop officiating. Burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, KY 92 in Russell County, KY, with full firefighter honors. Visitation after 1pmCT/2pmET, Tuesday, September 24, 2014, at Columbia Christian Church.


Anthony Lynn (Tony) Grider, Adair Co., KY (1973-2014)

He was born Friday, February 23, 1973, in Adair County, KY, to Orvis and Shirley Morgan Grider. He died Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the age of 41 years, six months, and 28 days.

Tony was a firefighter for Campbellsville Fire Department, attaining the rank of Captain, a firefighter for Columbia-Adair County Volunteer Fire Department and served as Training Officer for Campbellsville-Taylor County and Columbia-Adair County Fire Departments. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Columbia Lodge 96, a member of the Columbia-Adair County Parks and Recreation Board, a member of Adair County Search and Rescue Board of Directors and a former member of the Columbia City Council. He was also a part-time employee of Adair County, Campbellsville-Taylor County and Green County EMS. He was involved in many other community activities too numerous to mention. Survivors include:
  • His wife: Gena Dabney Grider of Columbia, KY

  • His parents: Orvis and Shirley Grider of Columbia, KY

  • His children: Nicholas (Justyne) Dabney of Seattle, WA; Alexa and Courtney Quiroz, Jacob and Jordan Grider, all of Columbia, KY

  • His sister: Tammy Grider of New Albany, IN

  • His grandchild: Phoenix Dabney

  • His nephew: Josh (Heather) Grider of Columbia, KY

  • And his great-niece: Chloe Grider

  • Honorary Grandmother: Margaret Sparks of Columbia, KY
Send a condolence to the family of Anthony Lynn (Tony) Grider

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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Anthony Lynn (Tony) Grider, Adair Co., KY (1973-2014)



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