Bruce Grant, of Chumuckla, FL went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 10, 2006. Bruce was born in Coffee County, AL on August 17, 1927 to Claude & Maggie Grant and grew up in Chumuckla, FL. He served in the U. S. Army and was a long time resident and mail carrier in the Gulf Breeze & Holley-Navarre area before retiring and returning to Chumuckla. He was a member of the Chumuckla United Methodist Church.
Bruce was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Ruby Jane Grant, his parents and two brothers, Ray & Dick Grant.
He is survived by a son & daughter in law, Jim & Jennifer Grant of Autaugaville, AL, two daughters & sons in law, Janie & Melvin Gaylard of Cantonment and Diane & Joe Dodge of Ackworth, GA, six grandchildren, who were the light of his life Amanda(Scott) Brooks, Alicen Grant, Melanie, Jason and Justin Gaylard and Jeffrey Dodge, one great grandson, George Brooks, three sisters, Odene Segrest, Winnie (Donald) Campbell and Doris (Billy Ray) Foster, a host of nieces, nephews, in laws and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 10 am Monday August 14, 2006 at Faith Chapel North-Cantonment with Rev. Clive Knights and Rev. Fred Funches officiating. Active pallbearers will be his grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be his granddaughters and nieces. Interment will follow at Elizabeth Chapel Chumuckla.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday August 13, 2006 from 5pm to 7pm.
Bruce was a kind and loving man and will be greatly missed, the family request in lieu of flowers donations be made in memory of Bruce to Farm Hill United Methodist Church Youth Fund or Chumuckla United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund.