James "Jim" D. Grant, 74, of Baker City, Oregon died December 11, 2019 at Ashley Manor. Funeral services for Mr. Grant will be held on Friday, December 20, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Coles Tribute Center. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Jim was born on August 27, 1945 in Pendleton, Oregon to George and Cathrine (Depew) Grant. He attended and graduated from Pendleton High School where he was a four-year letterman in wrestling. In 1982, Jim married Lyn Fuller in Pendleton, Oregon. He worked various labor jobs until he retired in 1994.
Jim had many hobbies throughout his life which included woodworking, going to the mountains, and spending time with family and friends. Jim had a way of making anyone feel welcome regardless of whether he just met you or knew you his entire life. He was also an avid horseback rider. Jim was with FFA in his early years along with the mustangers club and he was an accomplished scuba diver.
Survivors include his son, Frank Grant of Baker City, Oregon; brothers, George Grant of Albany, Georgia; Dan Grant of Hepner, Oregon and Steve Jones of Eagle River, Alaska. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lyn Grant; father, George Grant; mother, Cathrine Jones and many aunts and uncles.
Memorial contributions in memory of Jim can be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or a charity of one's choice through Coles Tribute Center at 1950 Place Street, Baker City, OR, 97814.
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