Robert “Bob” L. Grant, 68, of Keene and a former long-time resident of Swanzey died on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Cheshire Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Keene. He passed peacefully while sleeping after a period of declining health.
Robert was born the son of the late Elizabeth (Gebo) and Linwood Grant on July 11, 1952, in Keene. He was educated locally and graduated from Monadnock Regional High School class of 1971.
Bob was a worker. He was never afraid to jump in and help. He was employed at Target in Keene as a member of the flow team for ten years until his retirement in 2015. Prior, he worked at Wilbur’s Grocery Store as the Stock Manager for thirty-three years.
He was a kind, quiet, gentle soul. Bob enjoyed working at and volunteering at the Cheshire Fair for forty-five years. He also gave freely of his time at the Keene Air Shows every year. In his younger years, he was known as a train chaser in Gardner and Ayer, MA.
Mr. Grant is survived by his siblings; Linwood N. Grant and his wife, Ging of Rock Hill, S.C. Goldie L. French and her husband, James of Keene, Randy A. Grant and his wife, Marilyn of Winchester and Edward P. Grant and his wife, Geri of Swanzey. Bob is predeceased by his sister, Carolee A. Barrett, and her husband, Roland.
In keeping with Bob’s wishes, there are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 10 am. in the family lot at Mountain View Cemetery, Rt 32 S. Swanzey, NH 03446. Flowers will gladly be accepted. However, the family would prefer donations to be sent in memory of Robert L. Grant to:
American Cancer Society
360 Rt. 101, Bedford, NH. 03110. Or to:
166 River Rd.
Bedford, NH. 03110.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 S. Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. WWW.cheshirefamilyfh.com