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Bill Grant, 82, World War II veteran

Bill Grant, 82, Liberty Rd. Columbia, died Friday, January 28, 2005, at the Hospice & Pallative Care of Louisville's Inpatient Unit at Norton Healthcare Pavilion.

The funeral service will be Monday, January 31, 2005, at 1:00 p.m., at Grissom Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Conover officiating, followed by burial in Haven Hill Cemetery with military honors presented by VFW Post 6097.

He was the son of the late Logan and Reeda Chapman Grant, a member of Columbia Church of God, a US Army Veteran serving in World War II, and retired after 27 years in maintenance at Airco Reduction, National Carbide, Louisville, KY.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Burton Grant, in 1991; by one sister, Naomi Pelton; and by three brothers, Woodruff, Norman and Lawrence "Dick" Grant.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two daughters and sons-in-law: Betty and Roy Curl, Shepherdsville, KY; and Judy and Phillip McLean, Columbia, KY
  • Two brothers and their spouses: his twin Clinton "Buck" and Joyce Grant, Louisville, KY; and Edward Wallace and Becky Grant, Greensburg, KY
  • Seven grandchildren: Chris, Craig, Leigh Ann, Porsha, Bethany, Elizabeth and Ashley
  • Four great grandchildren: Erin, Emma, Zachary, and Kaleigh.
Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 30, 2005, at Grissom Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or

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