SARASOTA, Fla. -- Richard "Dick" Mansfield Grant, 83, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away October 1, 2013.
He served in the U.S. Air Force in the 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron and afterwards enjoyed a long career in aviation sales and distribution. He was an exceptional pilot, avid golfer, sailor, wordsmith and craftsman and an incredible father, husband, brother and friend.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Corrigan Grant; daughter, Mary Ashley Grant; sisters, Jean Grant Connolly and Peggy Rupp; brothers, Tom and Jerry Grant; and many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, October 11, at St. Martha's Church, Sarasota.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Wounded Warriors Project.