William Roy Grant, Jr., age 65 of Dayton, passed away March 23, 2020. He was born February 4, 1955 in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Bill was preceded in death by his parents: Janet Pannell and William Roy Grant; and brother, Steve Grant.
Bill is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty Grant; children: Travis (Jennifer) Grant, Cassie (Craig Hill) Grant and Sarah Grant; 9 grandchildren: Tyler, Macenzie, Pierson, Renee, Samantha, Chloe, Jacob, Bree and Glen; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers: Dacus (Eunjoo) Grant, Jim (Gail) Grant and David Grant; sister, Peggy (Bobby) Ray; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from General Motors after 30 years of service; and was vice president of the Forest Ridge homeowners association. More than anything, Bill loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and comply with state mandates, Bill's family will hold a private gathering only at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Road. Contributions may be made in Bill's memory to Hospice of Dayton. To share a memory of Bill or leave a special message for his family, please click on the Share Memories button above.