Age 40, a musician, artist and Jehovah's Witnesses of Chelsea Michigan passed away June 24th 2020 in Saline Michigan. He was preceded in death by his mother Nevatte Willis of Chelsea Michigan. He is survived by his father Greg Willis, his son Jaydon Willis, his brother and sister-in-law Garth and Nichole Willis, his sister Geneva Willis, close friends Caden Stein and Myranda Catalano, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Grant was extremely fun and creative being universally loved, often described as a gentle giant among friends. He was a consummate musician playing with multiple bands, Elsewhere, Trash Pig, 5 Tongues, and his group Professor Cat ( https://www.facebook.com/ProfessorCat/ ). He followed in his grandmother's footsteps developing a love of art ( https://www.facebook.com/GrantWspaceart/ ) and becoming known in the area for painting live at art shows and a number of murals for local businesses.

He loved attending sporting events, concerts and movies with his son, family, and friends. Cheering on the Tigers, Pistons, and the hopeless Lions. Cheering for an encore from Avett Brothers, Decemberists, and Typhoon. Or shouting in triumph for a Star Wars or Marvel hero.

Grant found a passion for being a Jehovah's Witness, attending pioneer school to better himself for teaching others about his hope for the future. Finding comfort in Revelation 21:3,4

His service will be held at a later date due to the covid virus precautions.


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#6 Andy and Sandy Moore 2020-07-04 15:22
So glad we caught back up with Grant via Instagram. His perspective always made us smile and such an artistic soul. His last post broke our heart, but we so look forward to seeing him young and healthy, painting and playing again. Until then, one less fellow Dr. Who fan. We love you Willis family and will never forget the welcome to Chelsea you gave us 30 years ago. I still see Grant sitting on the deck with all of you, a grinning teenager. He never lost that grin.
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#5 Kyle Braun 2020-07-02 14:49
Grant was my best friend growing up. I was able to have him in my life from 4 - 40. I will miss the first real friend I ever had. We had been through a lot together and shared so much. I will miss you my Brother but I will see you soon. Rev 21:4
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#4 Louie Bradley 2020-06-30 21:54
I was so lucky to have Grant to my cousin
I'm going miss him.
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#3 Greg Willis 2020-06-30 18:51
When you lose your parents
You lose your past.
When you lose your Mate
You lose your present.
When you lose your children
You lose your future.
You will be missed Grant..
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#2 Kacey Reynolds 2020-06-29 16:56
Grant is truly missed, a one-of-a-kind unique spirit with so many talents and creative insights. Thinking of the Willis family.
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#1 Kevin Johnston 2020-06-29 16:14
Can’t wait to see you in the Kingdom as we all grow to perfection. Revelation 21:3-4
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