Mr. Kendall L. Grow

  • BORN: May 2, 1929
  • DIED: November 30, 2014
  • LOCATION: Jessup, Maryland

On November 30, 2014, Kendall Lee Grow of Jessup passed away at the age of 85. Devoted husband of 59 years to Dorothy O. Grow (nee Smith); Beloved father of James L. Grow and wife Gale of Lambsburg, VA and Mary F. Griffiths and husband Wayne of Pasadena, MD; Loving brother of Norman A. Grow of Fredericksburg, VA; Cherished grandfather of Brian Griffiths and wife Marie of Pasadena, Shane Gates of Mt. Airy, NC, Daniel Gates of Lambsburg, VA, and Nancy Throckmorton of Hampstead, NC; Adoring great-grandfather of 8. Ken was predeceased by his parents, 5 siblings and his granddaughter Julie Grow-Hundley. Ken proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force before retiring after 20 years of service as a Staff Sergeant. He then worked as a Camp Ranger at Rodney Scout Reservation in Northeast, MD. He also worked as a bus driver for Gold Line Bus Company in Washington, DC for 10 years and later was a Yard Foreman for Gardiner & Gardiner Construction Company. Ken loved spending time in his work shop working with wood.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Air Force Aid Society, Inc., Education Fund, 241 18th Street S., Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22202 or to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas, 66675.

Memorial Service
  • December 06, 2014
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A.
  • 1411 Annapolis Road
  • Odenton, MD 21113
  • (410) 672-2200
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“ RIP Mr. Grow. Mary, my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. May God forever keep you and watch over you. ”

Posted by: Ellen Fenton - Friend of Mary

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