Mr. Grant was a registered respiratory therapist.
He had served as director of respiratory therapy at
BroMenn Hospital in Normal and had worked at St.
Johnís and Memorial hospitals in Springfield and at
Mason District Hospital in Havana.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976.
He was born Jan. 3, 1954, in McLean County, the
son of Charles Woodrow and Rachel Green Grant. He
married Angie Coop on Oct. 29, 1998, in Tennessee.
He is survived by his wife; three sons, Sean
Grant (and companion Kelsey Lamb) of Lincoln, Jason
(and wife Alissa) Grant of Waynesville and Robert
Grant of Lincoln; two stepdaughters, Whitney Stewart
and Brynna Welsh, both of Jacksonville; one stepson,
Korey Stewart of Glen Carbon; four grandchildren,
Ashtyn, Brittain, Owen and Aiden; and two sisters,
Charlene (and Bruce) Weaver of Washington and Connie
Swearingen of Galt, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of the Church of Our Saviour in
He graduated from McLean-Waynesville-Armington
High School in 1972. He also graduated from Lincoln
Land Community College and Sangamon State
Mark enjoyed building and spending time with his
children and grandchildren.
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