Grainger Obit

Ricky Doyl Grainger, of Rockmart, Georgia, passed away on November 1, 2017. He was 58

Mrs. Grainger was born on October 10, 1959 in Carrollton, Georgia to the late Doyl and Ibera Grainger. Mr. Grainger was an Honor Graduate of the Bowdon High School Class of 1977. He worked for over 25 years with as a dispatcher with 911, starting with the City of Douglasville and, in 1999, transferring to Douglas County.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Robbie Brown.

Survivors include his sisters and brothers-in-law, Susan and Ronald Reese and Kathy and Gilbert Brown; his nieces and nephews, Nikki and Brandon Ledbetter and Becky and Mark Tribble; his great-nieces, Abby Scales and Olivia Ledbetter; his great-nephews, Wesley Scales, Brody Scales, and Branson Ledbetter; and one of his closest friends, his beloved miniature schnauzer, Smokey.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Tyus Baptist Church. Bro. Billy Wallace, Bro. Tommie Gross, and Bro. Jimmy Bryan will officiate. Members of the Douglas County 911 staff and other Emergency Service personnel will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with funeral honors being given by the Douglas County Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 4-8 p.m.

Messages of condolence can be sent to the family at

Rainwater Funeral Home, Bowdon.