Charles A. Grant

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Charles A. “Chuck” Grant, 85, of Pittsburg, IL, born August 30, 1932, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, February 16, 2018, in Herrin, IL

Chuck is survived by his long-time companion, Carol J. Grant (nee Stefl); daughter, Linda Grant; son, Steven Grant; son, Russell Grant; sister, Lavonne (Dave) Fournie; grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles, Sr. and Mildred “Dolly” (Zink) Grant; and his first wife, Rosemary (Wilkins) Grant.

Chuck graduated from Cathedral High School in Belleville, graduated from Henderson State University in Arkansas, served in the United States Army, was a High School Principal in Colorado, Illinois and Montana, and had a long career in real estate and land developments, Covered Bridge Estates and Hidden Timbers estates.

He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marion, IL.

Memorials may be made for Masses at a Catholic Church (suggested St. Peter’s Cathedral in Belleville, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Herrin, St. Joseph’s in Marion) or La Puente Homeless Shelter in Alamosa, CO ( Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, February 25, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2018, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2018, at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John Myler officiating.

Burial will be at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, IL.



2 Comments on Charles A. Grant

Leslie Yingst said : Guest Report Feb 21, 2018 at 3:47 PM

My deepest condolences.

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Jason said : Guest Report Feb 19, 2018 at 10:54 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time Steve. Your father lived a great life and is in a better place now with God. Take care my friend.

  • Belleville
  • Il

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