William Terrell Grant
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Hendersonville - William Terrell Grant, 91, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Pardee Hospital.
Mr. Grant was a member of Bryson City Methodist Church. He was the 3rd oldest of 9 children. Mr. Grant graduated from Swain County High School. He served his country in the United States Air Force during WW II, and served in the South Pacific. He worked as a health inspector for more than 25 years and retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He enjoyed woodworking, photography, and giving back to his community. He had a great sense of humor, and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Mr. Grant was preceded in death by his father, William Perry Grant; mother, Katie Meadows Grant; brothers, Bruce Grant, Kenneth Grant; sister, Doris Gibson; infant brother, Richard Troy Grant; grandson, Scott Antognoli.
Mr. Grant is survived by his wife, Joann Grant of Hendersonville; daughter, Maurine (Reenie) Grant Antognoli of Bourbonnais, IL; brothers, Max Grant and wife, Louise, Robert Grant of Mills River, NC; sisters, Edwina Grant of Mills River, NC, Catherine Greene and husband, Gerald, of Mills River, and Martha Hamlin of Warner Robbins, GA; four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, nine step great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The family of William Terrell Grant will conduct services at 3 PM on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Upward Seventh Day Adventist Church, 957 Upward Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731, with a dinner to follow in the reception hall. Military Committal services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Shephards Memorial Park, 5045 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28791.
The family would like to thank all those who took special care of Terrell during his illness, especially Cheryl Hoover. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Veterans Restoration Association, 1100 Tunnell Road, Asheville, NC 28805.
For more information, or to post online condolences, please visit our website at www.tcfuneralhome.com., or call 423-323-5167.
Tri-Cities Funeral Home P.O. Box 6, 2630 Highway 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617 is honored to serve the family of William Terrell Grant.
East Tennessee Funeral Home
2630 Highway 75
Blountville, TN 37617
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on May 1, 2014