Carl Branston Grant, Jr. 58, died Friday, August 14, 2020 at Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton.
A graveside funeral service will be held at Salem Baptist Church cemetery on Tuesday. August 18, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.with Rev. Andy Ring officiating. A eulogy will be given by Joshua Grant.
Tristan Hunt, Haywood Crumbley, Rual "Pete" Delgato, Christopher Shankle, Jason Griffin and Jamie Allison will serve as pallbearers.
Carl was born in Ellijay, Georgia on August 7, 1962, to the late Rev. Carl Branston Grant, Sr. and the late Evelyn Davis Grant. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Allegra Miller. As a devoted family man, he was an excellent provider and was married to his wife Dorothy Hunt Grant for the past forty years.
Carl had lived in Ty Ty since 2005 and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. As the son of a minister, he loved his Lord and he knew his Bible inside and out. He was employed by Go Ape Logistics as a logistics manager. He was proud of his children and especially his grandchildren. The joy of his life was in staying active and working. He loved outdoor activities such as camping, building fires, riding his tractor, driving big trucks and being a mechanic. He enjoyed all kinds of music such as older religious hymns, classic country and southern rock.
In addition to his wife Dorothy, he was survived by his son and daughter-in-law Joshua Branston and Erin Grant of Harlem, Georgia, daughter and son-in-law Jennifer Elaine and Roberto Cervantes of Tifton, five grandchildren, Mason Grant, Carson Cervantes, Logan Grant, Isaac Cervantes, and Madilyn Cervantes, his two sisters and brothers-in-law, Connie and Rev. George Griffin of Kings Mountain NC and Collette and Rev. Albert Fields of New Albany IN.
Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Salem Baptist Church, 1142 Salem Church Road, Tifton, Georgia 31793
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.