Celebrating the Life of
George Grant Jr.
On March 28, 2020, God in all his infinite wisdom and power called home to glory one of his servants, George Grant Jr. Heaven gained one more angel. “Bubba” as he was affectionally called was born on March 10, 1951 to the late George Grant Sr.and Thelma Lee Grant. George was preceded in death by a sister, Matilda Jeter, and two brothers, Gunnie Grant Jr. and Leroy Grant Sr. and one granddaughter, Brittaney Daniels. Bubba never met a stranger. Everyone who knew him and lovedhim felt that they were his favorite. Bubba had an infectious smile that would light up a room, and a hearty laughter that would warm your heart. Bubba loved spending time with his family. He was a devoted brother, father, uncle, cousin and friend. There was never a dull moment when he was around. George was united in holy matrimony to Mahotia Rickenbacker on July 14 1972. He was blessed with five beautiful children.
George was baptized at an early age and became a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church under the leadership of the Reverend W. W. Wine. Upon migrating to Jersey City, New Jersey. He gave his life to God and became a member of the Jersey City Deliverance Center, under the leadership of Apostle Eugene Stackhouse. George worked faithfully within the ministry as the head of the Pastor Attendant Ministry. He was dedicated, dependable and passionate about his job. George had a powerful testimony that he shared everywhere he went how God delivered and spared his life after a triple by-pass heart surgery. George was educated in Orangeburg County School District. He worked for years as a painter and he was exceptional within his craft.
George leaves to cherish his sweet memories, his five children, Tyrone (Irene) Grant and Shalon Grant all of Jersey City, New Jersey; Marie (Kelvin) Brown-Griffin of Pittsburg, PA; Shalish Grant of Orange, New Jersey and Lidina (Scott) Daniels of Harleyville; six children he raised as his own, Ronnell & Donnell Montgomery, Diamond & Jonathan Jennings of Jersey City, New Jersey Michael & Savannah Payne of Vance, SC; 18 grandchildren, Tyrek Grant, Tania Grant, NasGrant, Nae’Jon Grant, Adore’ Grant, Shanel Grant, AlexisDaniels, Eryn Daniels, Joshua Leggions, Cleveland Leggions, James Griffin, Kelmania Griffin, Diamond Brown, DaiJan Brown, Camden Brown, Mariyah Payne, Sinayah Field and Nevaeh Bowens and six great-grandchildren, Tymir Grant, Ta’Niyah Peoples, Javeon Mckins, Yasin Terry, Payton Bennett and Unique Grant. Nine sisters, Jannie Pooser of Vance, South Carolina, Mary Wright, Allean (Lacell) Davis and Brenda (Johnnie) King all of Eutawville, South Carolina; Rose (David) Wyman of Washington, New Jersey; Jeanette (Allen) Davis of Holly Hill, South Carolina; Lorraine Young of Jersey City, New Jersey; Sarah (Donald) Richardson of East Orange, New Jersey and Ophelia (Harold) Gillens of Summerville, SC; A sister-in-law, Gussie Mae Grant of Jersey City, New Jersey and one brother-in-law, Henry Jeter of Warsaw, North Carolina. One special and devoted friend Bernice Brown of Jersey City, New Jersey, one God-daughter Latasha Jamison, a special cousin whom he loved like a sister, Phyllis Ann White of Jersey City, New Jersey and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and the entire Jersey City Deliverance Center family who will miss him dearly.
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