YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 6, 2016 at Gospel Temple Baptist Church for Mr. Charles Grant, Jr., 58, of Youngstown, who departed this life on Saturday, December 31 at his residence.
Charles, also known as “Chuckie”, was born on December 12, 1958, in Hubbard, a son of Charles, Sr. and Della Grant.
He was a 1976 graduate of Hubbard High School and then enlisted into the U.S. Army, where he received an honorable discharge.
He was a faithful member of the Gospel Temple Baptist Church and found joy in working on cars, making gadgets, listening to music, fishing and performing yard work.
He loved his family and will be deeply missed.
He leaves to cherish his memory three children, Bernice “Niecy” Grant of Pittsburgh, Kameron Grant and Brittany Grant, both of Youngstown; two stepchildren, whom he reared, Richard Neal of Youngstown and Carlotta Kery of Texas; three grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara Grant of Colorado, Barbara Grant of Florida, and Sabrina (Claude) Fisher of Youngstown; his godmother, Eugenia Rochelle of Pennsylvania; his only living aunt, Willa Mae Grant of Youngstown and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Leslie Grant; one brother, Julius Grant “Juke” and a nephew, Nathaniel Walker.
Friends may call Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.