Deacon Paul Grant of Tampa, FL passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. at Life in Christ Community Church Ministry, 9706 N. 26th Street, with Pastor Arthur L. Randall, Presiding and Pastor Marquese Gundy, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Please follow the CDC Guidelines. Masks are required.
Deacon Paul Grant was born to Brewster and Susie Bell Grant, of Evergreen (Sandhill), Florida. Paul Grant was employed by Gaylord Container Box Company for over 30 years, until his retirement. He also had a lawn service for over 30 years.
Until his passing, he was the Chairman of the Deacon Board at Life in Christ Community Church Ministry. Paul was a dedicated man to the Lord and loved being with his children. His favorite words, which he spoke to them quite frequently was, “Men, take care of your family.”
He loved his family and was loyal to his family. While attending to his family, he would travel frequently to Jacksonville, Callahan, Sandhill, Yulee, and Fernandina, Florida, to make sure everyone was doing well.
He preceded in death: by his father and Mother, Brewster and Susie Bell Grant; 3 brothers, Alonzo Grant, Leo Grant, and Brewster Grant; 1 sister, Margaret Grant; 3 sons, Paul Bernard Grant, Carl Edward Grant, and Larry Darnell Grant.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 65 years, Mildred Grant; son, Tyrone Grant (Sharon); 2 daughters, Brenda Grant-Walker and Asst. Pastor Linda Randall (Arthur); a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren (too many to name); sisters, Violet McCarter and Justina Grant, Fernandina, FL; sister-in-law, Virginia Grant, Fernandina, FL; brother-in-law, Leonard Robinson (Rhonda); favorite cousin, Thelma Albertie, Sandhill, FL; and a host of nieces and nephews. Good friends, Carnell and Mary Buie and Fred and Vivian Gray.
The remains will repose from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Life in Christ Community Church Ministry. We are asking family and friends to please follow the CDC Guidelines. Masks are required.
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