Ernest (Yusef) Gregory Grant was born on July 8, 1955 to Ernestine Grant and George Malone. Ernest made his journey to his eternal home on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Ernest grew up in Newark, New Jersey and his studies included, Seventh Avenue Jr. High School in Newark, Central High School in Newark, Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, Penn Valley Community College in Kansas City, Missouri and UMKC in Kansas City, Missouri.
As a young man Ernest joined the Air Force in May of 1975 and was stationed at Richards Gebaur Air Force Base in Missouri as an Air Force Operations Specialist. Ernest worked various jobs in his lifetime at companies such as Mutual Benefit Life, National Association of Insurance Companies, DST, and The Missouri Doctor's Association.
Ernest was preceded in death by his mother and father and four brothers, Tyrone, Barry, George (his twin), and William. He leaves behind his Wife Patricia, Daughters April and Stephanie Jones (Charles). Two son's Kareem and Darcel. Two brothers, Lamont and Rock, and a host of grandchildren nieces and nephews.
Ernest never met a stranger, he was social butterfly who loved people. He will be greatly missed and has left a multitude of memories for us all.
The Family of Ernest Grant would like to thank everyone for their kind words, and gifts of affection and love.
Private Disposition. Service conducted by Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website.
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