THOMAS GRANT JR. 1929-2019

PAULDING – Thomas J. Grant Jr., age 90, died Monday, Jan. 28 at The Gardens of Paulding.

He was born Jan. 22, 1929 in Toledo, the son of the late Thomas Sr. and Julia (Moser) Grant. On June 19, 1949, he married Dolores Laukhuf, who preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 2012. He retired in 1994 from BF Goodrich.

He is survived by his children, Gary Grant, Briceton, Philip (Gloria) Grant, Antwerp, Paul (Charlotte) Grant, Briceton, Lois Ann (Huron) Claus, Phoenix, and Mary Beth (Matt) Thacker, Warsaw, Ind.; 22 grandchildren; 71 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Linda Grant; and siblings, Frank Grant, Emily Ross and Genevieve Vail.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Latty Apostolic Christian Church, Latty. Burial will follow in the Latty Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.

Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the church fellowship hall. Visitation also will be Sunday from 12:30 p.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Gideon’s International or Latty Apostolic Christian Church ALMS Fund.

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