Grady Trainor, 90, Clarksville, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Clarksville of natural causes.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Kenny Rosser officiating and burial to follow with full military honors in Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
A native of Isola, Mississippi, he was born Jan. 24, 1929, the son of the late Grady Trainor and Letha Bearden Trainor Donald.
He was a former member of Bethel Methodist Church in Oak Grove. He also was a member of Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union, Tennessee Farm Bureau, the American Legion, and the Kentucky and Tennessee Chapter Association of United States Army.
He was the owner and operator of Trainor Rentals for over 40 years and had previously been a realtor at Byers and Harvey. He served for 31 years and retired as a Command Sergeant Major from the United States Military. During those 31 years, two years were in the Navy during WWII, he did five tours in Korea, two tours in Vietnam, during which time he was awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annetta Jane Faulkner Trainor, in 2009, and one brother.
Survivors include his son, Bradley Jay (Gergana) Trainor, Baltimore; his daughter, LaNita Trainor (Robert B. III) Miller, of Leola, Penn.; three brothers; four sisters; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery West in Hopkinsville for a memorial brick online in his honor or mailed to 5817 Fort Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240.