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Ernest Lee Grant

October 14, 1932 ~ June 11, 2020 (age 87)


Ernest Lee Grant of Neodesha, Kansas, passed away Thursday June 11, 2020 at Wilson Medical Center. Ernie was born in Burnt Prairie, Illinois, October 14, 1932 and was the third child of Alfred Arnold and Francis (Renshaw) Grant. He served two years in the United States Army and upon discharge moved to St. Louis, Missouri where he met and married Delta Joyce Powell from Shelbyville, Missouri, on January 15, 1956. They were self-employed and worked together all their married life. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Neodesha, Kansas.

Ernie and Delta have two children - 1 daughter, Barbara and husband T.J. Waggoner and 1 son, Mike and Tammy Grant all of Neodesha, Kansas. He has two granddaughters - Tabetha Coltrain and husband Josh of Chapman, Kansas, and Jade Sherley and husband Richard of Independence, Kansas; four grandsons – Sebastian and Gabi Ramon of Quito, Ecuador; Keisuke and Tabi Ichikura of Lexington, Kentucky; Yeusuke Sekine and wife of Tokyo, Japan; and Julio Gonzalez of Guatemala; six great grandsons and five great granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, and two sisters.

Celebration of life services will be Tuesday June 16, 2020, at 11:00 am at Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, Kansas. There will be a visitation at the funeral home at 10:00 am for the family to greet friends before the service. Private family burial will take place in Fairland, Oklahoma. Online condolences can be left for the family by going to www.loranfawcettfuneralhome.com

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June 16, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Loran Fawcett Chapel (Neodesha, Kansas)

Celebration of Life
June 16, 2020

11:00 AM
Loran Fawcett Chapel (Neodesha, Kansas)

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