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Woodfin Grady Zeiss

September 12, 1950 — April 3, 2023



Woodfin “Grady” Zeiss, age 72, a native of Texas and resident of Biloxi, passed away on April 3, 2023, at the home he shared with his loving wife Sheila, in Biloxi.

Grady was not only an amazing husband, but an amazing son, brother and friend.

 He was preceded in death by his brother John Zeiss of Louisiana; and his stepsons, James Matthew (Jimmie) Fayard, Jr., and Christopher Ryan Fayard of Biloxi.

He is survived by his loving wife of 11 years, Sheila Kaye (Edelman) Zeiss; his brothers, Jimmie and Joe Guyton of the Jackson area; his sister, Susan Holiman of Florence, MS.; his stepson, Joshua Adam Fayard of Biloxi; and his step grandson, Maddox James Fayard, of Ocean Springs.

  To know Grady was to love him.  He will be greatly missed not only by his wife, but by all who knew and loved him.

 The Riemann Family Funeral Home, in West Jackson County was honored to serve the Zeiss family.  Visit the online register and share memories, condolences and photos at 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Woodfin Grady Zeiss, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, May 27, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Riemann Family Funeral Home - West Jackson County

13872 Lemoyne Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39532

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