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Grindle, John B.

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March 16, 1942 - June 27, 2020

Grindle, John B.

John Grindle, 78, of Humble, Texas, passed away on Saturday, June 27th, 2020 in Houston after a brief battle with cancer.

John was born in Winthrop, Massachusetts on March 16th, 1942.  He went to school at Winthrop High.  John married Patricia Grindle on May 29th, 1971 in Storm Lake, Iowa.  They celebrated 49 years of marriage together.  He worked as a General Manager for United Airlines for 38 years, where he received many awards for stellar service.  John was a proud grandfather and loved to spend time with his grandchildren.  He was a long avid Red Sox and Patriots fan.

John is survived by his spouse Patricia, son John and his spouse Carmen, son Patrick and his spouse Jaimie, son Justin and his spouse Amanda, his brother Irv Furlong, and grandchildren McKenna, Keegan, Kinzi, Clive and Adleigh.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to everyone for the thoughts, prayers, and remembrances for John.

In lieu of flowers, donatations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in his honor.

John will be cremated in a private service.  Arrangements are by Darst Funeral Home.


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Beth Swank

July 01, 2020 11:25PM

Uncle John was a sweet, gentle man. I loved to hear him talk as he never lost his Boston accent. He will be very missed.

Coleen Carney Fernandez

July 01, 2020 7:25PM

Sending prayers and love to all. So sorry to hear of Johns passing ❤️Much love from your California Cousins

James Ford

July 01, 2020 6:18PM

John was a an honest, decent man, always with a smile in his face. A gentleman Who will be missed.

Robert Bond

July 01, 2020 5:20PM

We are very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you in this time of loss. You have are deepest and heartfelt condolences.