Mr. Grant died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born July 4, 1943, in Toledo, Ohio, he was the son of the late Joseph A. “CY” and Ethylene Dixon Grant. Mr. Grant was a graduate of the University of South Carolina. He was a retired nursery owner and he was also a coach. Mr. Grant was a former furniture store owner and he worked in sales. Mr. Grant was inducted into the Habersham County Ring of Honor and he was a member of Ball Ground Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Stamey Grant of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Jill and David Oliver of Irmo, S.C.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Jean Grant of Ormond Beach, Fla., and David and Nell Grant of Gilbert, S.C.; grandsons, Dylan Oliver and Dixon Oliver, both of Irmo, S.C.; and a number of nieces, nephews and extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 222, Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those wishing may send condolences at hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
October 3, 2012