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Donald "Don" Grant '38 October 25, 2018 3:24 PM updated: October 25, 2018 3:28 PM


Donald Locke Grant

BIRTH 31 Jan 1916
Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois, USA
DEATH 20 May 2012 (aged 96)
Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas, USA
Oakwood Cemetery
Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas, USA
PLOT Sec Z1, 1st row
MEMORIAL ID 110024916 · View Source

Donald Lock Grant, age 96, died May 20, 2012 in a Hamilton nursing home. Private family services were held May 26 at Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton where he was buried.
Mr. Grant was born Jan. 31, 1916 in Savanna, Ill., the son of Ella Locke Grant and Earl Robert Grant**.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Texas A & M in 1938. He joined the United States Navy on Nov 2, 1942 and was honorably discharged as Lieutenant on Feb 7 1946.
He was married to Enid King on Dec 23, 1948. They lived in Austin where he was employed as a Field Representative for REA, then in Washington DC for thirteen years. After retirement, he and his wife move to Hamilton where they joined the First United Methodist Church on Jan 20, 1073. He received special recognition for his more than 30 years of service with the United States Government.
Mr. Grant was preceded in death by his wife Enid on March 2 2009 and by one brother.
Survivors include a son, Joe Holeyfield and wife Linda of Meeker, Colo.' Two grandsons, Michael Holeyfield and wife Teresa of Justin and Mithchell Holeyfield of Grosbeck; sister-in-law Merle Lawson of Milton and sister-in-law Marie Goyne of Tyler; many great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family request memorials to the First United Methodist Church, 215 West Main Street, Hamilton, Texas 76531 Riley Funeral Home. (The Hamilton Herald News, May 31, 2012).
** Father was David Earl Grant

Family Members

David Earl Grant

Ella Marie Locke Grant

Enid Marie King Grant
1912–2009 (m. 1948)

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