Obituary of John Rodney Grassi

John Rodney Grassi, 67, of Lake Village, AR, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. Rodney was born December 8, 1950 in Lake Village, AR. He is the son of the late John Edward and Mary (Menotti) Grassi. He was a service tech for IBM and also spent many years working as a butcher for his father at Johnny's Food Bank. Rodney enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, hunting, picking up pecans, and tinkering. He was also a handy man who enjoyed carpentry and could fix anything.

Rodney is survived by two sons, Sean Paul Grassi, of Shreveport, LA, and David Michael Grassi and wife Jaclyn, of Deville, LA, one daughter, Angela Crow and husband Neal of Jerome, AR, one sister, Pat Douglas and husband Larry, of Batesville, AR and one brother, David Lamar Grassi and wife Carol, of Warren, AR. He has five grandchildren; Nathan and Katherine Crow, Jack, John, and Stella Grassi, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Visitation will be Friday, October 12 from 6:00- 7:00 pm with Rosary following at 7:00 pm in the Chapel of Bishop- King Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, October 13 at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, 314 S Lakeshore Drive, Lake Village, AR. Arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Louisiana Special Olympics, 1000 East Morris Avenue Hammond, LA 70403