Michael Grant Obituary

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In Memory of

Michael Vance Grant Sr.

December 3, 1948 - April 23, 2011
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Michael Vance Grant, Sr., age 62, born 1948 in Rome, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 23, 2011. Mike and family moved to LaGrange, Georgia and he graduated from LaGrange High School. He began his work career with Textron and continued until 1980 when moving to Chattanooga, he and his brother Tony, started Grant and Associates, a Human Resource Consulting Firm. Mike always enjoyed helping others and did this through many civic organizations: The Boy Scouts, The Jaycees, President of the Hamilton Place Rotary Club, and the Signal Mountain Lions. His love for soccer was demonstrated with his dedication of developing Middle...
Michael Vance Grant, Sr., age 62, born 1948 in Rome, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 23, 2011.
Mike and family moved to LaGrange, Georgia and he graduated from LaGrange High School. He began his work career with Textron and continued until 1980 when moving to Chattanooga, he and his brother Tony, started Grant and Associates, a Human Resource Consulting Firm.
Mike always enjoyed helping others and did this through many civic organizations: The Boy Scouts, The Jaycees, President of the Hamilton Place Rotary Club, and the Signal Mountain Lions. His love for soccer was demonstrated with his dedication of developing Middle Valley Soccer and the Riverbend Soccer Festival. His dedication to the growth of Signal Crest United Methodist Church is shown through his involvement in many capacities.
Mike is survived by his soul mate of 43 years, Tillie; son, M. Vance Grant, Jr. (Robyn); daughter, Cori (Patrick); mother-in-law, Mattie Williams; sister, Mary (Rick); brother, Bob, Jr. (Trish); brother-in-law, Ben (Cher), and the loves of his life, the special grandchildren, Mike III, Ella, Kit, and Charlie and by his nieces and nephew and other family members. He will be especially missed by his chocolate lab, Maggie.
Mike loved God, Church and Family with his all at every moment. For all who knew him, renew your faith; hold your family close and love life as he would.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the Signal Crest United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1005 Ridgeway Ave, Signal Mtn., TN 37377 or to the Mountain Education Foundation, 4425 Shackleford Ridge Road, Signal Mtn., TN 37377.
The Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, April 27 at 3 p.m. at Signal Crest United Methodist Church on Taft Highway with Rev. C. Mark Gooden officiating. The family will meet with friends and relatives from 1 to 3 p.m.
Serving as honorary pallbearers are, Al Brannon, Tom Knight, Ray Boaz, George Simmons, Glenn Hobbs, Scott Robertson, Marshall Mize, Bill Heck Dr. Mike Wood, Owen Maddux, and Larry Richey.
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist.

"Aunt Tillie,I really loved Uncle Mike. He was a great uncle and a good man.He always had a smile on his face wherever he was.He will always be missed and..." colby comer (lagrange, GA)

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