Gerald McArthur Grant, 79, of Swannanoa went to be with his loving wife in Heaven on Friday, December 10, 2021 with his family around him.
Mr. Grant was born September 1, 1942 in Swain County and was a native of the Black Mountain/Swannanoa area for most of his life. He enjoyed working outside, playing guitar and spending time with his family. His greatest joy was his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Lou Ella Grant; wife, Dorothy “Dottie” Ann Grant; and siblings, Frank Grant, Kenneth Grant, Ruby Mundy, and Lucille Smith.
Gerald is survived by his sons, Timothy Douglas Grant, Michael Keith Grant, and Rodney Sean Grant; brothers, Gene Grant and Winfred Grant (Karen); grandchildren, Dustin Grant, Brittany Grant, Corey Hudgins (Hailey), Michael Hudgins (Clara), Tyler Grant and Austin Grant; great grandchildren, Jessica and Tyler Gehring, Isabelle Pirckle, Jada Grant, Jarrett and Jasper Hudgins, and Gideon and Amara Hudgins.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 3:00pm in the chapel of Harwood Home for Funerals & Cremation Services.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.