Tom Edward McGrady, 78, of Beckley died Saturday, November 4 following a long illness. He was born on August 10, 1939 in MacArthur to the late Earl and Eura Rivers McGrady.
Tom served in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Tom worked for N+W and also Westmoreland Coal Company until it shut down in 1985. Tom then opened and helped operate Byrd Drive Auto Sales until he retired.
He was preceded in death by brothers Raymond McGrady of Daniels, Earl (Teeny) McGrady of Beckley, and Bill McGrady of Beckley.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 53 years Margaret Underwood McGrady; son Donald McGrady of Grandview and a daughter Dianne Westmoreland of Beckley. Two grandchildren Erin McGrady of Oak Hill and Kaylan Westmoreland of Beckley and sister, Lorene Tolbert of Lewsiburg.
Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Wednesday, November 8 at Calfee Funeral Home on South Oakwood Avenue in Beckley with Reverend Douglas Holley officiating. Burial will follow in the McGrady Family Cemetery in Cool Ridge. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.