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Grant C. Meyers

April 5, 1963 - November 14, 2021

Grant C. Meyers

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My beloved son, Grant Colin Meyers left his earthly life & now he walks with the angels. His enlarged heart quit beating on Sunday afternoon, November 14, 2021. Grant was a one of a kind, if you met him you never forgot him. He was likable, easy-going, happy, funny & his laugh was unforgettable.

Grant entered my life on April 5, 1963 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Belvidere, IL.  He was the best baby ever born, he ate, slept & never cried. What a joy!! Grant’s father was the late Frank P. Meyers & I am his mother, Kay L. Meyers. Grant was raised on our farm & followed Frank everywhere, he rode with his dad on tractors, combines, & grain trucks. When school age, he rode the bus to Washington School, Jr. High & Belvidere High School. Grant was highly intelligent & graduated 4th highest in his class at Belvidere High in 1981. Grant went on to the University of IL & graduated in 1985. He then went to Palmer Chiropractic School, graduated in 1988. He practiced Chiropractic in Michigan for a few years, but he missed family & the farm, so came back to Belvidere. He was the happiest working with his dad back on the farm.

In 1999, Grant started working at the Chrysler Assembly Plant, he quickly became team leader & was well respected by everyone on his team. In 2005, he studied & passed his realtor exams. He was a good salesman, & enjoyed showing & selling homes to his prospective customers. Grant was still working at Chrysler Fiat & Century 21 at the time of his death. Grant had many friends, who shared his love of the 4th of July & fireworks, hunting on our farm, boating on Lake Geneva, snowmobiling in Wisconsin, scuba diving & The Boone County Fair.

Grant is survived by his mother; brother, Ross O. Meyers; niece, Carmen Meyers & nephew, Sean Meyers.

A memorial service will be held Nov. 27th, 2021 at Anderson Funeral Home, 218 Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. Visitation 10 AM to 12 PM & memorial service to immediately follow. Fellowship & refreshments after the Memorial Service at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus Ave., Belvidere, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church, Rockford Rescue Mission or The Boone County Fair.

Service Schedule

Saturday, November 27, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation 10 AM to 12 PM & memorial service to immediately follow.

Saturday, November 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A memorial service will be held Nov. 27th, 2021 at Anderson Funeral Home, 218 Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. Visitation 10 AM to 12 PM & memorial service to immediately follow.

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So sorry for your sudden loss. I’ve known Grant forever from riding the school bus to selling houses together. I am so happy that I attended the funeral to learn even more what a fun, full of life, kind of guy that he was. It was a beautiful service.

Angie Wait

Angie Wait 2021-11-27T13:57:18

Grant It was nice working with you. you will be miss. R I P Praying for the family for there lost. My God keep you in time like these.

Lauren Walker 2021-11-26T19:57:44

Rip Grant you will be missed by so many. We had a lot of fun times from cubs games, Halloween parties and new years. You were definitely one of a kind always making people laugh and always in a good mood making everyone’s day brighter. Condolences to the family, so very sorry for your loss.

Jennifer Murphy 2021-11-23T19:26:45

Sorry for your loss of a great man. Rode many miles on snowmobiles with Grant back in our day. many awesome memories. Condolences to the family.

kevin aves 2021-11-23T07:30:41

Grant will truly be missed!! He was so energetic and hardworking ..my realtor and team leader. Prayers to his family!

CMurphy 2021-11-22T21:25:52

I met Grant only once and we shared a successful sales transaction. He was very nice to work with; humble and kind. My prayers for your family.

Vickie Gutierrez 2021-11-22T14:25:27

So sorry of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Dale and Marilyn Rhode 2021-11-22T13:21:16

So sorry to know Grant passed away. I was just with him recently at the Belvidere Halloween Parade when we held an open house gathering at the Boone County Realtors office. He was always fun and loved to joke around. Grant had a volunteer heart and he was always willing to help over the years with our realtor functions. He will be dearly missed.

Leann Sackett 2021-11-22T09:59:38

You will be very missed around the office. You were the life of our gatherings and always had us laughing. It doesn’t seem real since you were just sitting at your desk or at mine 🙂 so recently. RIP Grant, you will not be forgotten!

Lisa Waters 2021-11-22T09:59:32

He was a great man and friend he will be greatly missed .

Dan Steinhoff 2021-11-22T02:58:22

I also worked with Grant at Chrysler and he was always fun to work with and be around. Sending my condolences to the family. R.I.P . Grant.

Dora. Rockwell 2021-11-21T09:14:59

I worked with Grant @ Chrysler for 5 years. He was gracious, thorough & passionate. I always looked forward to seeing him & interacting with him. He was committed to detail & was always helpful & giving. Grant was one of my favorite people. Blessings to his family & loved ones.

Clark Chapman 2021-11-20T23:46:49

He was very respected at work, how true. I was his Industrial Engineer at Chrysler. I enjoyed working with him, what a Blessing he was to work with. My heart goes out to the family. Hugs to you. Grant is a very special person, and he will be missed by many at work.

Sue St. Vincent 2021-11-20T12:43:07

I am in shock and full of sadness today finding out Grant is no longer with us. He was my team leader at Chrysler and a co-worker and a dear friend for over 9 years. We talked before work, during work and after work. He always was willing to talk and/or help in any way. He was very well known throughout the plant and in the community. His smile and his laugh was infectious. I am going to miss him very much and the Chrysler plant will never be the same without him.

Teresa Bowers 2021-11-20T09:55:17

So sorry for your loss Kay. Our Thoughts and prayers.

Gene & Dyan Toepfer 2021-11-20T06:50:24

I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ve worked with and around Grant at Chrysler since the Neon days. We have talked many times in the parking lot before work, after work and occasionally through text. He even let me load up my truck with firewood from the farm that he cut down & split. I see why he loved the farm so much!! Grant was always uplifting and guaranteed to make you laugh. He will be missed.

Brian Laws 2021-11-20T04:53:17

Kay, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy

Sam Larson 2021-11-19T23:00:37

Kay I am so sorry to hear about Grant’s passing. I remember babysitting your boys. they all were a lot of fun and great kids. Sending prayers for the family.
Merry White Deemer

Merry Deemer 2021-11-19T22:34:25

Grant was an amazing person. A little gruff at first but once you got to know him he was nothing but fun and smiles. I can’t believe this amazing man has left this earth. He will be greatly missed.

Sara Wehrwein 2021-11-19T21:28:40

Met grant back in 2012. He was a great guy and left quite the impression. One of the rare bright spots at Belvidere assembly. He will be remembered and missed.

Tommy 2021-11-19T20:23:22

Grant was such a wonderful and helpful co worker and realtor. He brought so much laughter to everyone. His presence will be greatly missed.

Chris Falzone 2021-11-19T20:06:33

Dear Kay, our thoughts are with you and your family. Our sincere and heartfelt sympathy to you.

Craig and Sherri Fowler 2021-11-19T18:44:37

Kay we cannot begin to tell you how sorry we are for your great loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Lyle and Patti Lee 2021-11-19T17:01:11

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