Charles Ray Grant, 81 of Vernon, died on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Vernon. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, May 1, 2015 at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Dave Winn.
Grant was born Monday, Jan. 29, 1934 in Crosbyton. He was the son of the late William Moses Grant and the late Mary Alice Richards Grant. He married Clara V. Tucker on July 17, 1955 in Rochester. He had lived in Vernon since 1976. He worked as farmer and a self-employed hay hauler. He was a member of the Wilbarger Street Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Clara V. Grant, of the home; two sons, John P. Grant of San Diego, Calif., and Willie R. Grant of Vernon; five daughters, Mary L. Hain of Vernon, Clara L. Grant of Baton Rouge, La., Mozell Kendricks of Hobart, Esther L. Shepherd of Vernon and Julie A. McKeavor of Vernon; one sister, Gladys M. Johnson of Houston; 18 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William Grant, Jr.; one sister, Alice F. Watson; two children, Charles R. Grant Jr., and Pearlene Grant; one grandson, Sidney D. Grant, and two great-granddaughters, Natika Grant and Vanessa Grant.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.