Grady Alexander Lassiter
Published 6:27 am Saturday, July 10, 2021
October 29, 1956 – July 2, 2021
Southern Shores, NC – Grady Alexander Lassiter, age 64, of S. Dogwood Trl., Southern Shores, passed away July 2, 2021 at Peak Resources – Outer Banks in Nags Head from cancer. Grady was born at Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC October 29, 1956 to the late James Alexander Lassiter, MD and Sara Ann Blalock (Lassiter) Munford. He was predeceased by his son, Alexander Ashby Lassiter.
Grady graduated high school from Halifax Academy and attended Louisburg College for 1 year. He moved to the Outer Banks in the late 1970s and worked as a cook for a while before going into construction where he became quite skilled as a trim carpenter and was proud to have his work featured in Style magazine. Later, Grady became interested in building science and started a home inspection business before going to work for local HVAC companies designing healthy and efficient home environment systems.
Grady enjoyed cooking, had a huge collection of western movies that were watched repeatedly, and was interested in history, particularly World War II history. He enjoyed working with his wife Sue at her store, Freedom Antiques and especially interacting with their customers.
Grady and his wife, Sue Norris, were married September 16, 2005. Grady is survived by his wife Sue, mother Sara Munford of Southern Shores, his sister Ann Blackwell Lassiter and husband Monte Hooker of Kitty Hawk, nephew Thomas Blackwell Hooker of Olean, NY, stepdaughter Carrie Ann Lewis and husband Ben, two grandchildren, Jack and Sam of Alexandria, VA, and stepson William Hill and wife Betsey, granddaughter Maddie of Annapolis, MD.
As per Grady’s desire, he will be cremated and there will be no services. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at Peak Resources in Nags Head and Albemarle Hospice for their kind and comforting care during Grady’s last days.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.