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Oscar Grant, 82, Glens Fork, KY, farmer, State Park retiree, dies

He was patriarch of a very large family. Mr. Grant and wife of 63 years raised six children. He leaves 36 descendents.
Oscar Grant, 82, 2433 Glens Fork Road, Glens Fork, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2005, at 5:40 p.m., at Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY, after an illness.

The funeral service will be Friday, November 18, 2005, at 10:00 a.m, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, with Bro. Stanley Watson and Bro. Ralph Hadley officiating. Interment will be in the Grant Cemetery at Glens Fork, KY.

Mr. Grant was retired from Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Jamestown, KY, and was a farmer.

He was the son of the late Albert and Sally Compton Grant.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dollie Pauline Cape Grant . Together they raised six children.He is further survived by the following:
  • Six children and their spouses: Harold Grant and his wife, Susie, IL; Loretta Grant and her husband, Bill, Glens Fork, KY; Anna Rose of TN; Janice Kelley and her husband, Dannie, Columbia, KY; Nadine Coomer and her husband, Travis, Fairplay, KY; and Daryl and his wife, Pam, Glens Fork, KY

  • Two sisters: Claris Lewis, Chance, KY; and Doris Baker, Fairplay, KY

  • And 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Willis and Kenneth Grant; two sisters, Lizzie and Lillie Grant, and two infant siblings.

Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 17, 2005, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

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

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Oscar Grant, 82: A warm smile will be missed

2005-11-16 - Glens Fork, KY - Photo Courtesy Grant family collection. Oscar Grant, 82, a retired Lake Cumberland State Resort Park employee and a farmer, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2005. A resident of Glens Fork, KY. His funeral will be Friday, November 18, 2005, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
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