Harold (Hal) Grant longtime resident of Altamont passed away Monday January 24th at the age of 95. Son of the late Chester and Evelyn DuMond- Grant. Beloved husband of Beryl N. Grant.
Hal enjoyed family times together and raising his daughter and three boys together with Beryl on Helderberg Avenue and later at Leesome Lane in Altamont. Hal enjoyed a long career with DuBois Chemicals as a Sales District Manager and projects around home. He served in the US Army Air Force in Okinawa during WW II. The family camp in Newcomb in the Adirondacks has been a family treasure since the 1960’s and his chair on the porch will hold many fond memories. He kept active with many groups in the area; St. John’s Lutheran Church, St. Andrews Society, Altamont Caregivers, Altamont Fire Department, Old songs, and the Scottish Games. When he was in his early twenties, he rode his Harley motorcycle as part of a polo team with his father Chet. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors especially in the Adirondacks and traveling with Beryl and family. Hal was the glue of the family who kept us all abreast of family news. Together they created a great influence and loving, cherished relationships with their children, grand and great grandchildren that will last long into the future of our family.
In addition to his wife Beryl, Hal is survived by his children Kathryn Davis (Robert) Lawrence (Sandy) Richard (Late Patty) and Bradley Grant (Jana) Also survived by his Grandchildren Matthew and Michael Phelps, Dennis Grant, Jessica Philips, Scott Grant, Rick Grant, Mark Grant, Heather Smith, Allison O’Connor, Brianna Grant, Natalie Grant; 14 great grandchildren, and a Great- great Grandchild.
Predeceased by his Great grandson Cody Phillips.
Services for Hal will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Altamont Saturday April 9th at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a contribution to St. John’s Lutheran Church 140 Maple Avenue, Altamont, NY 12009 in Harold’s memory.