- May 1, 1930 - August 5, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of Kenneth's Passing
Colonial Capital Williamsburg Kiwanis Club Foundation
P.O. Box 612
Williamsburg, VA 23187-0612
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“Ken was an outstanding member of our Kiwanis Club and a good friend. I remember when it looked as if I had prostate cancer. Ken was very quick to...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Jim and Nancy Pierce - VA
“Good memories from Walker's graduation and wedding festivities.
2 of 5 | Posted by: Anne and Bill Edwards - Griffin, GA
“I remember the fun days we had in the old Visitor Aide department with Nancy. Ken was so funny driving the boat at Busch Gardens. A group of us would...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Kay Little - Williamsburg, VA
Thanks for the childhood memories Mr Grieve
4 of 5 | Posted by: Jimmy Baldwin - Kennesaw, GA
“I have only known Kenneth Grieves for just a short time, but it seems as if I have known him for a for a long time. He has imparted things in my life...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Eula Wilson - Newport News, VA
Kenneth Grieve, 82, of Williamsburg, passed away August 5, 2012. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on May 1, 1930, the only child of Scottish immigrants, John and Bessie Grieve. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Acheson Grieve; children, Lauren Crawford and husband, Kenneth, of Rock Hill, SC; Linda Duffy and husband, Steve, of Montgomery, TX; David Grieve and wife, Linda, of Durham, NH; and seven grandchildren: Walker Armistead and wife, Sydney; Taylor and Chandler Crawford; Hilary and Stephen Duffy; and Tristan and Hunter Grieve.
He was a graduate of Wilkinsburg High School, Wilkinsburg, PA, served in the U.S. Army in Korea with the 24th Infantry Division, and was educated at the University of Pittsburgh under the G.I. Bill.
He and Nancy, his wife, relocated to Williamsburg after he retired as Corporate Vice President of Construction and Maintenance from the Grand Union Company in 1989. Since 1990 he had been an active member of the Williamsburg Kiwanis and served as a volunteer at the Colonial Williamsburg Visitors Center for more than 20 years. He was a member of Williamsburg United Methodist Church.
His dedicated service to his country, community, church and industry was recognized through awards and honors including: Kiwanis International George F. Hixson Award for Distinguished Service, the Kiwanis International Finley Award, and SPECS Award for Outstanding Service.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Williamsburg United Methodist Church, 500 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Colonial Capital Williamsburg Kiwanis Club Foundation, P.O. Box 612, Williamsburg, VA 23187-0612. Funeral arrangements have been made through Nelsen Funeral Home.
His motto was to "live, laugh and love but most importantly to matter". He mattered to many and will be greatly missed by all. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com.