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7/23/2014 4:04:00 PM
Terry Robert Grant
April 1, 1941 - July 22, 2014
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Longtime, local businessman, Terry Robert Grant, 73, of Taylorville, IL, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.  

He was born on April 1, 1941 in Taylorville; the son of William T. and Anna Ruth (Brooks) Grant Sr. Terry was an automotive dealer. He was heavily involved in philanthropic activities in the community, which included St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Catholic School and the Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He sponsored numerous athletic teams and school functions and was a member of various boards that supported community development and progress.

He is survived by his step-mother, Monica Grant of Taylorville, IL; son, Todd (Debra) Grant of Taylorville; daughters: Robin (Monty) Brown of Buckeye, AZ and Heather (Tony) Bertauski of Summerville, SC; grandchildren: Shay Grant, Chad Grant, Morgan Brown, Hayden Brown, Dane Brown, Ben Bertauski and Madeline Bertauski; brothers: William (Pam) Grant Jr. of Springfield, IL and Brooks Grant of Taylorville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Linda Grant.            

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, IL. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at

Funeral services for Terry Robert Grant, 73, of Taylorville, IL, were held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville, IL, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. Father Alan Hunter officiated the service.

Casket bearers were Brooks Grant, Mick Ryan, Chad Grant, Shay Grant, Ben Bertauski, Hayden Brown and Dane Brown. William Grant, Jr. was an honorary casket bearer.

Mr. Grant passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.

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