Robert James “Bob” Grand-Lienard, Jr., age 83 of Murchison, TX, passed away May 19, 2013. He was born March 9, 1930 in Boston, MA, to Dr. Robert James Sr., & Edna (May) Grand-Lienard. Bob married Brenda Shockey on May 5, 1961 in Plano, TX. He started his own business, Special Products & Mfg., Inc. in 1963, retiring in 1987 and leaving his sons to continue the business.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years: Brenda Grand-Lienard of Murchison, TX; sons: Robert James Grand-Lienard, III & wife Diana of Rockwall, TX, and Edward Marcel Grand-Lienard & wife Joey of Heath, TX; daughter: Dorothy Elizabeth Gonzalez & husband Mario of Port Isabel, TX; sister: Constance May Pajeski & husband Steve of Benton, LA; eleven grandchildren: Jim, Gayle, Ashley, Abby, Jackie, Jason, Jacob, Ana, Mario, Jr., Jacey May and Jaden; and great granddaughter: Kinley. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Rest Haven Funeral Home – Rockwall Chapel. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. The family will receive family and friends at the funeral home prior to the service, from 1 to 2 p.m.