Gregory Tyrone Grant, 68, of McKeesport, was born September 2, 1955, in Hannastown, Pennsylvania of Westmoreland County. He was one of eight children to the late Harvey L. and Betty L. Adams Grant Sr.
Gregory attended school at McKeesport High School and graduated in 1973. He then enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and received an honorable discharge in 1978. He furthered his education at Gateway Technical Institute where he received his certification as an Electrician. Gregory was a McKeesport Fire Fighter and retired in 2018.
In addition to working as a firefighter, Gregory helped a multitude of people with electrical and plumbing work. He was known in the community for being everyone's handyman. Gregory was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church in McKeesport, PA., and a member of the McKeesport Elks Club.
Gregory departed this life on November 7, 2023, at his home in McKeesport. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jeffery Grant, Leroy Grant, Harvey Grant, Jr., sister, Emily Grant, father, Harvey L. Grant, Sr., and mother, Betty L. Adams Grant.
Gregory is survived by his loving spouse of 36 years, Judith; two sons, Gregory (Mallory) Grant, Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA, Zachary Grant; one grandchild; two sisters, Karin Grant Wilson, and Brenda Lee; brother, Dennis Grant; nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Arrangements were in care of Robert A. Waters Funeral Home.
Originally published November 16, 2023.