David M. Grant, age 74, of Painted Post, NY passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at home. David was born January 16, 1944 in Woodhull, NY to Charles and Evelyn (Stickles) Grant. He married Louise Crane on July 19, 1975.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Louise Crane Grant of Painted Post; brother: Larry Grant of Woodhull; sisters: Carol (Loul) Belcher of Jasper, Harla Grant of Portageville, Janice (Larry) Brewer of Canisteo, Connie (Bob) Miller of Big Flats, Phyllis (Donald) Preston of Rathbone; stepson: Mike (Judy) Goltry of Addison; grandchildren: Dave (Joyce) Smith of Thurston, Tina Goltry (Jeff Knutsen) of Addison, Carrie Chapin of Addison, Jackie (Matt) Cook of South Carolina; 8 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers in-law: Laverne Crane, Lyman (Mary) Crane; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. David was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Evelyn Grant; his brother, Phillip John Grant; sisters, Judith Mae Grant and Rita Kay Grant.
Dave proudly served his country from 1963-1966 in the United States Army after graduating from Woodhull High School. He spent 2 ½ years stationed in Germany. He then worked as a carpenter for 23 years before going to work for Corning Incorporated. He spent 22 years at Corning, retiring in 2006.
Dave enjoyed gardening, carpentry, and playing video games. He was a talented painter and enjoyed thunder and lightning storms. His sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison, NY on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. A funeral service will immediately follow calling hours with Rev. Veronica Seeley officiating.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Addison Rural Cemetery.