Edwin Grant, 84, of Columbia, died Friday, July 20, 2018at the TJ Health Columbia Hospital. He was born March 14, 1934in Russell County to the late Gobel & Lydia Coffey Grant. Edwin was a retired employee of Russell Sportswear. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Clorine Grider, Vernie Compton, Mildred Hawkins.
Mr. Grant is survived by his wife Jo Bessie Grant of Columbia, five children, Rita (Thomas) Boggs of Radcliff, Ky, Vickie (Charles) Smith and Jimmy (Sherlon) Grant both of Columbia, Gary (Regina) Grant of Russell Springs, and Karen Foster (Jason Long) of Bowling Green. Fourteen grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild also survive.
Funeral services for Edwin Grant were held 1:30 PM. Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leon Simpson officiating. Visitation was from 10 AM. Sunday up until funeral. Interment in the Grant Cemetery in Adair County followed the service. Pallbearers were Michael Boggs, Ricky Joe Dykes, Tyler Grant, Brandon Stotts, Dalton Tucker, and Cody Grant.
Bernard Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.