John Howard Grant, 64, of Amberwood Trail, Euharlee, Georgia, passed away Monday, December 26, 2011.
Mr. Grant was born March 1, 1947 in Springfield, Illinois, the son of the late Howard Vincent and Laura Ellen (Miller) Grant, was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having served in Vietnam, was active in the Boy Scouts of America and was of the Protestant faith.
Surviving is his wife, Lila Grant of Euharlee, Georgia, sons, Tom and Adam Grant, two grandchildren, eleven great- grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, step-children, Joan Walker and Carol Koch and two nieces and a nephew, Jennifer, Julie and Jeff.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 30, 2011 at 11:30 A.M. in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Pastor Ronny Cline officiating.
Burial will follow at 1:30 P.M. in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.
Boy Scout Troop #33, of DeKalb, Illinois will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday morning from 10:30-11:30 A.M. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society .
Please go to www.owenfunerals.com to post tributes and sign the online guestbook.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, Georgia is in charge of the arrangements.