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Grant W. Avery


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Grant W. Avery Obituary
Grant W. Avery

Born: August 18, 1969

Died: February 23, 2018

Grant W. Avery, age 48, a lifelong resident of Plainfield, IL, passed away on February 23, 2018. He was born on August 18, 1969 in Aurora, IL.

Grant is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Kristina; his cherished children, Jesse, Olivia and Noah Avery; his mother, Judy Avery; his siblings, Michael Avery, David (Meredith) Avery and Maryl (Brian) Betzwiser; his many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a lifetime of great friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clyde W. Avery; his grandparents, Jesse and Viola Avery and Ruth and Hugh Pilcher.

Grant was a graduate of Plainfield High School, Class of 1987. He was a star football player and an all-conference player. He worked for many years at Avery Gravel and was proud to be a longtime owner in the family business. He was an active outdoorsman and loved snowmobiling, skiing and boating. He also enjoyed flying and was an accomplished pilot. Grant was a generous man and was the first person to lend a helping hand to a friend. He will be deeply missed by all and his memory will forever be engraved on the hearts of those who loved him.

Visitation was Tuesday, February 27, 2:00 until 9:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Routes 30 & 59, Plainfield. A celebration of Grant's life was held at 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.

For information please call 815/436-9221 or visit www.overman-jones.com
Published in Morris Herald-News on Mar. 1, 2018
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