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Donald Lew Grant, 80, Adair Co., KY native (1939-2020)

Donald Lew Grant of Glasgow passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Grant chose cremation, and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Born July 23, 1939, in Adair County, KY he was the son of the late John Marion and Linnie Hardwick Grant. He was also preceded in death by a brother Harold Grant.

Mr. Grant was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a Veteran of the U. S. Army and former owner and operator of Grants Appliance in the Temple Hill community of Barren County. He was also a former Lab Technician at Mallory's in Glasgow. Don was a Foster Parent for 40 years and loved the children he fostered as his own. He was an avid golfer at Fox Hollow Golf Course and loved spending time with his friends there.

Survivors include his wife Edna Maydean Simpson Grant; six children Celesta Templin (Donald), Mike Burton, Mark Grant (Courtney), Dawn "Sissy" Tew (Craig), Shannon Slinker (Geoffrey) and Paula Johnson; 47 grandchildren and great grandchildren; a brother Roger Grant (Marsha); a sister Anna Ruth Barnett (Clifford) and several nieces and nephews.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Donald Lew Grant, 80, Adair Co., KY native (1939-2020)

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