Lonnie Grant, 72, of Columbia died Friday, December 14, 2018 at T. J. Health of Columbia.
Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Claudie Ray Grant and Beula Earls Grant of Columbia who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Glenda Sue Janes.
Mr. Grant loved spending time with his family and watching his grandchildren play ball.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by four children, Lisa (Heath) Walkup, Eric (Marianne) Grant, Latasha (Robby) Gist, and Josh (Heather) Grant all of Columbia; thirteen grandchildren, Brooke, Brittany, Derek (Alexis), Daniel, Lonnie, Lane and Kaylee Grant, Lexi, Zane and Gracie Gist and Lauren, Mariah and Kaylyn Grant; great grandchildren, Bryson Wade, Hunter Wade, Te’oynna Young, Nellianna Grant and one on the way, Vincent Michael Grant; a brother-in-law, Ronnie Janes; and special niece and nephew, Tammy (Mark) Hatcher and Chris (Wendy) Janes all of Columbia.
The funeral services were at 2:00pm on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was after 4:30pm on Monday at the funeral home.
Br. Ronnie Janes and Bro. Stanley Watson officiated.
Pallbearers were Eric, Derek, Daniel, Lonnie and Josh Grant and Robby Gist.
Honorary pallbearers were Mark Hatcher, Mark Willis, Danny Hatcher, Bill Aaron, Ronnie Stone, Danny Mouser, Larry Russell Bryant, Murrell Burton, Brian Cowan, Mike Loy, Johnny Burton, Jeffrey Bennett, Jessie Hagan, Daryl McGaha, Chris Melton, and Brian Davidson.