October 21, 2013

Christopher Grant - U.S. Military

Lance Cpl. Christopher O. Grant, age 20, of Richwood, Louisiana, died on October 20, 2013, while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 

Christopher Grant grew up in Richwood, Louisiana and graduated from high school there in 2012. He deployed to Afghanistan in September, 2013. 

A fellow Marine wrote:  "Rest in Peace brother. You were a great friend and an even better Marine. Its been an honor serving with you. I know God will be honored to have such a noble hero guarding the gates of Heaven. Semper Fidelis"

Chris was known for his singing voice.  He was talented. 
Father, place Chris on the stairway to

Christopher is survived by many loving friends and relatives.

Thank you for serving, Christopher. 

Pray without ceasing unto God for an end to this war in Afghanistan. It is enough. We are sick with grief for men like Christopher.

Pray that Christopher is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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