John B. Grant Sr.


John B. Grant Sr., 92, originally of Rome, NY, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Kettering, Ohio.

He was born in Cortland, NY on July 3, 1926 to parents Paul and Violet (Burnham) Grant. John was a World War II veteran, having served in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Army.

He was a master electrician and craftsman, ultimately retiring from Griffiss Air Force Base in 1989.

John was predeceased by his wife, Brenda, and sister Patricia Wilsey Greenal. He is survived by his sons, John Jr. and Dean Grant; daughters Cheryl Silvestry, Jannette Armstrong, Alice Grant, Lisa Raucci; two brothers Glen and Jere Wilsey; and many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

John moved from Rome, NY to Kettering, Ohio in 2012.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, 301 W Embargo Street, Rome.


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