Grady was born November 19, 1929, the son of Henry and Estelle Lawson. He married “the prettiest girl at Ramseur High School” in 1948. He served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956 and was stationed in Montana and Wiesbaden, Germany. Grady owned and operated the Ramseur Shell service station, Ramseur NAPA Auto Parts store, and Lawson Wrecker Service for over 40 years.
Grady had a distinguished history of community involvement, serving for 40 years on the Randolph County Board of Education and 28 years on the board of Randolph Community College. He was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine by Governor Hunt in 1984.
Grady was an avid supporter and sponsor of American Legion baseball and was most proud of the over $2 million in college scholarships earned by his baseball players. He was an active fundraiser for Eastern Randolph High School athletic teams, including organizing 32 years of Christmas tree sales. He was inducted into the American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame, the Eastern Randolph High School Hall of Fame, and the baseball field at Eastern Randolph is named in his honor.
The dedication of the Ramseur City Lake and Municipal Building in September 1978. Story by WGHP Reporter Clarke Brinkley and photographer Gregg Pell.
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