Grant W Coombs Brother, Husband, Dad, Friend
March 8, 1931 - September 5, 2020
Grant passed away suddenly Saturday evening, September 5,
He was born to Robert and Jesse Coombs, the fourth of ten
children, in Lawton Michigan. Grant was always an athletic sort;
as a young man he became an expert rifleman along with several
of his siblings. He enlisted and served his country as a proud
Marine. He enjoyed the game of fastpitch softball during its
heyday and was a pitcher for over 30 years. He loved bowling and rolled several ‘300’ games and collected multiple trophies and
rings over five decades. He also loved throwing horseshoes and
was well known in several local tournaments. In later years he
was in high demand as a handyman in the community. There was
not a sprinkler job he wouldn’t tackle.
Grant was a dedicated and loyal employee for 38 years before
retiring early and moving to sunny Florida in 1991. At his side
was his best friend and beloved wife of 53 years, Marge, who
preceded him in death ten years ago.
His survivors include two daughters, Christine of Spring Hill and
Theresa of Plainwell Michigan, sister Joanne (Louie) of PawPaw
Michigan and brother Walter (Joanne) of Arizona, along with
many nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. And let us not
forget his fur babies, who have spent almost every moment at his
In addition, Grant leaves behind extended family members Jason,
Harrison and Stella Greep of Spring Hill, special family friend
Marilyn Skirtich of Port Richey, long time friend Sam (Sheila)
Johnson of Kalamazoo Michigan and Dennis Beatty of Port Richey.
Grant was an all-around good guy and he will be greatly missed
by all who knew him. RIP GG
In lieu of flowers, the American Heart Association will accept
contributions in Grant’s memory.