Jack H. Grant of Spiro, Oklahoma was born April 28, 1932 in Elgin, Illinois to Melvin and Olga (Belaka) Grant and passed away on June 13, 2019 in Spiro, Oklahoma at the age of 87.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 64 years Ada (Hutson) Grant, three daughters, Debra Janisch and husband Robert, Dawn Baskette and husband Dale, Dana Clements and husband Michael, three sons, Jack Grant and wife Gina, John Grant and wife Cindy, Jerry Grant and wife Gianna, 13 grandchildren, Anita McCoy, Robert Janisch, Jeff Janisch and Beth, Corey Grant and Jhoan, Nick Grant and Amanda, Colby Grant and Catherine, Grant Baskette and Dara, Nathan Grant and Randa, Micheal Grant and Audrey, Natacha Baskette and Terry, Josh Grant, Breanna Grant, Cierra Grant, 21 great grandchildren, Caleb, Colton, Cambrie, Dax, Deelan, Mila, Jackson, Asher, Wilder, Henry, Ruth, Jett, Keith, Grant, Ava, Haley, Ellie, Austin, Dallas, Shamprese, and Angela, one sister, Bernice Bradley, his best friend Dale Ulrich, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
Jack is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Olga Grant, his brother, Bobby Grant, and three grandchildren, Jamie Janisch, Kimberly Clements, and Christopher Grant. He was an Army veteran having served in the Korean War receiving the distinguished metals of a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He retired from Rheem Manufacturing in Fort Smith, Arkansas and later worked at Golds Gym. Jack enjoyed boxing, hunting, and fishing but his favorite hobby was his grandchildren which he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be 10am Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Spiro First Baptist Church in Spiro, Oklahoma with Reverend John Earnhardt and Reverend James Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro. His grandsons will be his pallbearers.
Viewing will be 12pm-7pm Saturday and Sunday, family with friends’ visitation will be 5pm-7pm Sunday.
To sign Mr. Grant's online guest book, please visit www.mallorymartinfuneralhome.com