Grundy was blind and lived with older brother John Lewis Wood, until John died. Grundy went to live with William R. Wood (the son of John Lewis Wood) from August 1930 until Grundy's death. Grundy was born on 14 June 1857. He was the son of JamesWood and Mary SalinaHuett. Grundy died on 9 May 1938 at age 80. His body was interred in May 1938 at Lawrence Co., Indiana, at Leatherwood Cemetery.