Larry D. Grant

OBIT-GrantFRANKLIN — Larry D. Grant, 67, died Jan. 27, 2016, at home surrounded by his family. He was born July 6, 1948, in Harrington, the son of Wendell V. and Virginia (Howard) Grant.

Larry worked for 47 years as a mechanic in the maintenance department at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor. He also drove the Down East Transportation bus for 20 years, with his route being Franklin to Bar Harbor. For years Larry raced cars at Speedway 95 and enjoyed NASCAR. Larry loved his family time and especially the yearly family yard sales.

Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Sharon M. (Danico) Grant; a son, Shawn Grant both of Franklin; a daughter, Sara Dion and husband, Greg, of Holland, Mass.; two brothers Alan and Danny Grant, both of Hancock; a sister Ann Louise Wright of Columbia Falls; two grandchildren Alexa and Keegan Grant; his best friend of 44 years, Gary Clark of Trenton; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Larry was predeceased by his parents, a brother Ronnie Grant and a sister Linda Grant.

A celebration of Larry’s life will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at the Franklin Veterans Club.

Those who desire may make contributions in Larry’s memory to Community Health and Counseling Services, P.O. Box 425, Bangor, 04401.

Arrangements in care of Acadia Burial & Cremation Direct, 245 State St., Ellsworth.




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