Charles "Chuck" Augustus Grant

May 2, 1923March 26, 2018

Charles ‘Chuck’ Augustus Grant passed away peacefully in Centralia, Washington on March 26, 2018. He was born, in Hays Center, Nebraska, to Errett & Nina Grant on May 2, 1923. The family moved to Prosser in Washington State where he grew up. He attended Prosser High School through 11th grade and upon leaving high school he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps. Chuck worked for Harry Jones on the Rattlesnake Hills, as a mechanic in Prosser, at an auto garage, in a sawmill with Elvin & Pa Jorgenson and logged in the Kosmos/Morton area. In the Dalles he was employed at Hughes Feed & Grain sewing grain sacks, Adkison Motors, Urness Motors, Modern Motors, and in 1968 became head of the transportation department for the Chenoweth School District, as well as mechanic and bus driver. He was a master mechanic and “Mr. Fix-it”. Chuck enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing in the Columbia River for sturgeon, elk and deer hunting. He met and married his third wife, Ruth Pack Brandon, in November 2006. Chuck was preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis, and his second wife, Marcella; brother, Richard Grant; sisters, Jean Mease, Marge Biseker, Marilyn Blankenship and Elaine Jorgensen. He is survived by his wife, Ruth of Centralia; brothers, Errett Grant Jr., John Grant and sister, Janice Carpenter; daughter, Connie Melvin of Jacksonville, Florida, son, Randolph Grant of Ellensburg, Washington, and daughters Penny Morgan and Joanne Call of Salem, Oregon. Chuck was blessed with eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. A celebration of life is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Napavine Baptist Church.


  • Errett Grant, Father
  • Nina Grant, Mother
  • Phyllis Grant, Wife
  • Marcella Grant, Wife
  • Ruth Grant, Wife
  • Connie Melvin, Daughter
  • Randolph Grant, Son
  • Penny Morgan, Daughter
  • Joanne Call, Daughter
  • Richard Grant, Brother
  • Jean Mease, Sister
  • Marge Biseker, Sister
  • Marilyn Blankenship, Sister
  • Elaine Jorgensen, Sister
  • Errett Grant Jr., Brother
  • John Grant, Brother
  • Janice Carpenter, Sister
  • Chuck was blessed with eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, April 7, 2018

Charles "Chuck" Augustus Grant

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