07/17/08 — BEN GRANT JR.

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Sept. 11, 1921-July 15, 2008

GREENSBORO -- Mr. Ben Grant Jr., 86, passed away on Tuesday at Heartland Living and Rehab.

The funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel, 5926 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro, with the Rev. Milton Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park.

Ben Jr., son of the late Ben and Nannie Smith Grant, was born in Wayne County on Sept. 11, 1921. He worked for many years at the Made Rite Bakery in Goldsboro before moving to Greensboro in 1966. He worked for Kmart until his retirement. He was predeceased by his wife, Doris Mae Benton Grant.

Surviving are three sons, J. David Grant and his wife Linda of McLeansville; Frank Grant and his wife Doris of Greensboro; and Randy Grant and wife Esther of Goldsboro; and a daughter, Sandra Mitchell and husband Willie of Youngsville; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Friday morning prior to the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Forbis and Dick Guilford Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, N.C., 27405.

Condolences may be offered at www.forbisanddick.com


Published in Obituaries on July 17, 2008 1:21 PM