Dannie “Danny Boy” Grisham was born December 14, 1950 in Memphis, TN. His parents were Milton “Joe” Grisham and Geraldine Grisham. They both preceded him in death.
During his teenage years, his family moved to Jackson, Mississippi. He was baptized a Catholic and received his early educational preparation in the parochial school system. He graduated from Holy Ghost High School in Jackson, MS. He obtained a BS from Christian Brothers College in Memphis, TN and a MED and AA from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. Dannie eventually settled in the Washington, DC area and was employed by the federal government until his retirement.
Dannie joined the United States Air Force in 1974. As an Airman First Class, he was an administrative specialist responsible for the orientation of new oﬃcers. He was a brave and loyal airman dedicated to the protection of our country. Dannie attended St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Clinton, Maryland. Dannie was a man with strong convictions and lived a life of consistency. He was not easily broken or injured by life challenges. He had a resolute will to achieve and be successful. In his free time, he enjoyed reading.
On February 11, 2021, early in the morning, Dannie closed his last earthly book to accept heaven’s best seller, “Eternal Life”. Dannie will be remembered by his son, Dr. Andre’ (Holly) Grisham; brother, Dr. Milton “Joe” (Michelle) Grisham; sisters: Cheyenne (Carmichael) Johnson and Teresa Grisham Brown; aunts: Mildred Jones Lee, Lavern Harrington, and Jessie Lee Grisham; four grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation for Mr. Grisham will be Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 12:00 noon until 7:00 p.m. at Peoples Funeral Home, 886 North Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202.
There will be a Family hour on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Service starting at 12:00 noon at Peoples Funeral Home, 886 North Farish Street, Jackson, MS 39202 with the burial being at Garden Memorial Cemetery, 8001 Highway 49 North, Jackson, Mississippi.
Funeral Services will be Live Streamed on Peoples Funeral Home's Facebook Page.
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