Andrew Elliot Grieve, 86, of 112 Bent Creek Ranch Road, Asheville, died Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at Mission Hospitals.
A native of England, he was a son of the late Andrew and Fanny Roberts Grieve. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Viola Phillipp Grieve, who died in May of 1993.
A man of faith and a family man, Mr. Grieve retired from Andrex Mills in 1984. He served in the US Army Airborne during WWII with the 326th Glider Infantry Regiment and was a member of Oak Forest Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann Bishop and husband Wayne of Cleveland, TN; two sons, Thomas Grieve and wife Rene of Asheville and Dennis Grieve and wife Marilyn of Washington, NC; nine grandchildren, Robin Bishop Dixon and husband Mark, Pamela Dawn Bishop, Brian Andrew Bishop, Christine Bishop Harris and husband David, Valerie Grieve Harris and husband Steven, Kevin Elliot Grieve and wife Shana, Dustin Andrew Grieve, Kasey Elizabeth Grieve and Kelly Elaine Grieve; five great-grandchildren, Shelby Ann Bishop, Ashley Morgan Harris, Bailey Ann Harris, Kailey Grace Harris and Emma Brooke Harris.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Reverend John Erwin officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Cemetery with the Buncombe County Veterans Council Memorial Team conducting military rites.
His family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and at other times will be at the home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association Memorial Center, PO Box 5216, Glenn Allen, VA 23058.
The memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.grocefuneralhome.com.