A 1974 graduate of Navasota High School, Grant discovered his calling to be a funeral director by attending a career night at Brenham High School his senior year. A 1976 graduate of Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in Houston, he has been a licensed funeral director/embalmer for over 33 years.
He began his career at Pat H. Foley & Co. and after graduating from Commonwealth, went to work at Waltrip Funeral Directors and later Geo. H. Lewis & Sons. He took a leave from the funeral business and worked at GMAC for 7 years where he met his wife of 21 years, JoAnn.
In September of 1987 he returned to Navasota and the funeral industry as the funeral director in charge at Lindley-Robertson Funeral Home. In December of 1987 he purchased the funeral home from Pearl Louise Robertson.
Grant believes that in order to be a part of the community in which you live, you must be active in that community. He has served on many boards such as the Grimes-St. Joseph Health Center Governance Council, The American Cancer Society, Grimes Unit, Navasota Young Life and many others. He currently serves on the Navasota Theatre Alliance, St. Joseph Foundation Board, Grimes County Minister's Fellowship and the Knights of Columbus.
Grant and JoAnn are members of Christ Our Light Catholic Church where he serves as a Permanent Deacon and serves part time at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Anderson.
In his spare time he enjoys acting in the community theatre, classic cars, cooking, skiing and spending time with family.