McDONALD Darryl Lyn Grant, 58, departed this life July 22, 2013, following an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 2, 1954, in Youngstown, the son of Marietta Ivy and George Irvin Grant Jr.
A 1973 graduate of McDonald High School, Mr. Grant attended Kent State University, majoring in History.
He was employed by VGS Inc. A blues guitarist in his spare time, Mr. Grant was also a history buff. He enjoyed collecting rare and limited edition instruments and musical equipment. He also collected civil war memorabilia and was an avid coin, stamp and book collector. He loved attending concerts of his favorite musicians, family gatherings and cooking.
He is survived by his twin sister, Michele Grant of Boardman; a brother, George Anthony (Patricia) Grant; a niece, Jessica Ann Grant; two nephews, Joshua Anthony and Jacob Anthony Grant, all of Wadsworth; and a host of relatives and friends.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by grandmothers, Ida Lacey Ivy and Ruth Wellington Grant; and grandfathers, James Ivy and George Irvin Grant Sr.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Sterling-McCullough Williams Youngstown Funeral Chapel.