GRANT Jerry I. Grant, 80, of California, Mo., passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home. He was born on November 0, 1938 in Zanesville, Ohio, to Charles and Esther (Jenkins) Grant. In year 1956, Jerry graduated from Zanesville High School. After graduating high school, Jerry served in the 479th Tactical Air Command of the United States Air Force until 1962. On November 14, 1959, Jerry was married to Katherine "Kathy" Jensen at First Baptist Church in Victorville, Calif. In the towns that Jerry lived, he was very involved in community events and organizations. Jerry was a member of the California United Church of Christ and had been a member of the Versailles Church of Christ and the Latham Church of Christ. Jerry was an avid fisherman and hunter. Jerry is survived by his wife, Kathy of the home; two sons, Michael D. Grant, California and Kyle Grant (Rebecca) of Columbia; one brother, Larry Grant, Tillamook, Ore.; two sisters, Shirley Redick, Marrana, Ariz. and Donna Jean Dircks, Cherry Vale, Kan.; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a longtime friend, John E. Metcalf, Gravois Mills. Along with his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Grant. The family will receive friends at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors Russell Cobb, Jim Randell and John Wagoner officiating. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 261, Jefferson City, MO 65202. Online messages to the family may be contributed at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.