Mr. Jariko T. Grant, age 40, of Statesboro, GA., passed away Monday evening, September 19, 2022, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
“Roc” as he was affectionately known by many was a lifelong resident and Bulloch County native and a graduate of Statesboro High School. He was a member of Hodges Grove Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lee James Grant, a sister, April Grant, grandmothers, Ethel James and Jerelene Washington, and an uncle, Archie Hills.
He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Houston-Grant of Statesboro, GA; his mother, Alma Hills of Statesboro, GA; sisters, Chiquita Washington of Statesboro, GA and Becky Love of Hinesville, GA; brothers, Sadat Grant of Statesboro, GA; and LaShawn Washington of Baton Rouge, LA; uncles, Joseph Hills and Leroy Hills both of Statesboro, GA, Jeffery Hills of Nevils, GA; Arthur Hills of Fort Pierce, FL; aunts, Nellie Lockhart of Sanford, FL., Burnitta (Wayne) Oglesby of Register, GA., Leoma Hills of Statesboro, GA and Ellean Stanley of Claxton, GA. He is also survived by a host of stepchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The public viewing for Mr. Grant will be Saturday, September 24, 2022, from Noon until 5p.m. with the family receiving guests for a walk-through viewing from 5pm to 8pm in the Joanna Holland Fields visitation room at Matthew H. Lovett & Son's Funeral Home.
The funeral service for Mr. Grant will be held at 1p.m., Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the Hodges Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. John Harmon, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at the Eastside Cemetery on Northside Drive in Statesboro, GA.
Friends may sign the online register book, express online condolences, send flowers or other memorial gifts via our website: https://www.mhlovettandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Matthew H. Lovett & Son's Funeral Home, LLC is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Jariko T. Gant