James Paul Grant
James Paul Grant
  • May 4, 1999 - July 20, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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James "Bubba" Grant III, 18, of Springfield, lost his courageous battle with brain cancer that he had been fighting since 2013 on Thursday July 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May 4, 1999 in Springfield to James Paul and Jessica Goveia Grant Jr.

Bubba is survived by his parents of Springfield, one sister Danielle Grant, one brother Carter Grant, maternal grandparents: Jean (Jim) Goble and Bo (Amy) Goveia, paternal grandmother Mildred Limbaugh all of Springfield and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather James Paul Grant Sr.

Bubba graduated from Lanphier High School one year early in the Spring of 2017. He raced go karts all over central Illinois and enjoyed fishing anytime he could with his father. Bubba was a fan of the Food Network and one of his favorite restaurants was the Star 66 Cafe. He wanted to become a police officer and was able to go on ride alongs with Officer Butterfield whom he remained friends with.

A funeral service will be held at 12:30pm on Monday July 24, 2017 at Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 East Allen Street, with Pastor Bobbi Hahn officiating and burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park. The family will meet friends from 9:30am until the time of service Monday at Bisch and Son. Memorial contributions may be made to the family and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com.