Grady Caudill, 80, of Ronda, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin. He was born in Wilkes County on Nov. 17, 1938, to Boyd Johnson Caudill and Lucy Lance Caudill.

Grady retired from Chatham Manufacturing, was an avid farmer and raised chickens. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon Caudill, and two brothers-in-law, Herbert Hanks and Olin Lyon.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie B. Caudill of the home; his children, Rita Ann Caudle Wells and husband, Rodney, of Ronda, Sandy Caudill Earp and husband, Michael, of Traphill and Ricky Grady Caudill and wife, Nancy, of Ronda; a brother, John R. Caudill and wife, Linda, of Traphill; his sisters, Bertha Hanks of Jonesville, Betty Lyon of Elkin, Carol Winebarger and husband, Dean, of Traphill and Joyce West and husband, Garry, of Roaring River; his grandchildren, Jason Earp, Jessica Earp McCourt, Ashley Buelin, Katie Hub and husband, Bradley, Jennifer Earp, Leeanna Earp and Abigail Caudill; his great-grandchildren, Austin Hub, Tyler Hub, Hayden Hub, Haiden Cook, Hunter Hub, Wesley McCourt, Bentley Cook, Ella McCourt, Penelope Hub, Kade Brown and Kaley Hub; and several loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Mike Smith and the Rev. Joel Blevins. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Caudill family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Macedonia Baptist Church building fund.

The family would like to thank all of Grady’s caregivers, the Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Intensive Care Unit and third floor staff for all the love, care and support.

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Caudill family.

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