James D. Grant was born June 15th, 1946 at 1pm in Charleston, South Carolina. Son of the late Presiding Elder Samuel Grant Sr. and Mother Julia (Simmons) Grant.
James grew up in Dividing Creek, New Jersey, where he attend school. In 1968 to 1972 was enlisted in the military during the Vietnam War. After his return home, he made his home in Vineland, N.J.
One of James great joy was fishing. Also spending time with family. If it was broken he’ll fix.
James is survived by his two sisters Mary (Grant) Lane, Vera (Grant) Tasker both of Vineland, NJ. Brother Samuel Grant Jr. of Boston, Mass. 2 Sister in-laws Matilda (Alexander) Grant of Vineland, N.J. and Roberta (Jordan) Grant of Boston, Ma. A host of nieces and nephews, both grand and great grand.
Predeceased by Sister Hamutal, Eartha Lee Grant, Phoebe Leedoris (Grant) Riley, Brothers Joseph Grant, and Nehemiah Grant.
“The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away”
23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
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