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**Family Only Visitation**

Corinthian Baptist Church
Saturday November 6th, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Public Visitation & Jam Session

Corinthian Baptist Church
Saturday November 6th, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm

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Homegoing Celebration

Corinthian Baptist Church
Saturday November 6th, 2021

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Brian "Taz" Grant

Brian "Taz" Grant went home to be with the Lord November 1, 2021.

Brian “Taz” Grant was born in Dixmoor, Illinois to Amos Grant and Rudelle Duffey Grant. He was educated in the Cook County School system where he graduated from Dixmoor High School. Baseball, basketball or football, Brian played and excelled in them all. He spent time in Country Club Hills and other suburban Chicago cities before moving to Des Moines.
Brian was always interested in Agri finance and marketing but his first passion was Music. He loved all genres of music. After a recent move to Cedar Rapids he found employment at the Marian Music Academy. He loved working with children and especially those with special needs using his music as a catalyst.
Brian was musically multi talented. He played all the instruments in the band, taught music lessons, produced and wrote his own music and music for other artists (one in the UK has a #1 hit CD playing now). He has scored ballets, toured Europe with his own “The Taz Band” and had a solo career. As a member of Corinthian Baptist Church he played the bass guitar, ran the soundboard and played for the Fellowship Chorus. Brian could also sing and tried his hand at clothing design.
While music was Brian’s passion, his family was his life. He liked nothing better than to put some food on the grill and get his family together for laughs, fun and love. Spending time with the children and grandchildren was very important. He also liked spending time in Arizona and cheering for his favorite Chicago Bears football team.
Gone too soon, Brian passed away on November 1, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Even while sick, Brian preached a message of faith in Jesus, to all who would listen.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Andee Grant; his children, Kirsten Grant, Kylie “Ky” Grant, Nick Grant, Casey Steciw, Haley Steciw and Cade Steciw; his grandchildren, Karter, Kamrie and Brielle; his brothers, Quinn Grant and Darryl Grant, along with a host of aunts, uncles, extended family and friends that include Gracie, the dog.

**Family Only Visitation**

Saturday, November 6, 2021

1pm - 3pm

Jam Session & Public Visitation

3pm - 4pm

Homegoing Celebration


All services will be held at Corinthian Baptist Church.

814 School St. - Des Moines, Iowa

*Masks are required for all attendees. Social Distancing will strongly be encouraged.

*This service will be made available via Facebook Live on the Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home's Facebook page (@hendersonsfuneralhome) on Saturday, November 6, 2021 beginning at 3pm. Please "Like" or "Follow" our page for access. You will also be able to view the service via Corinthianbc.org.

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A good and beautiful man, I loved anytime we got to perform together. He was generous in spirit, kind in word, splendid in all things musical. He made the world better. My love and deep sympathy for all those who were nourished by knowing him.

Chris Moon Nov 7 2021 5:06 PM

How I will miss my childhood friend. Our love for music grew together as we made music together with our friends. Passion and excellence were your mantras and I loved you for it. Here's to life. Love you forever! Togetherness Band forever! rest well, my friend.

Michael Manson Nov 6 2021 9:35 PM

Our Sincere condolences. He was a great musician.

Odell McGhee and Jacquie Easley

Odell McGhee Nov 6 2021 8:14 PM

My condolences to the Grant family. My memories growing up in Dixmoor was hearing him play that guitar on Saturday mornings. I would be walking pass the house and was wondering where are those tunes coming from. It was him and his band rehearing. I told him someday that I would sing some blues with him. Thanks for sharing those beautiful photo of him and his family. It was simply beautiful. The Grant family has always been family to me. You are in my prayers and love you all. The Brown family.

Sandra Brown Nov 6 2021 8:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brian "Taz" Grant

Sandra Brown Nov 6 2021 7:54 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Kari Edgington. Group of 1 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Brian "Taz" Grant.

Kari Edgington Nov 6 2021 11:33 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Brian "Taz" Grant

My sincerest condolences to the Grant family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely , Cherlynne Fulton Nov 6 2021 5:19 AM

Brian was such a lovely individual. I always enjoyed talking football with him, although he was a Bears fan! He had a great spirit and was always upbeat. He will be missed.

Doug Kunert Nov 5 2021 8:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Brian "Taz" Grant

Christine Foreman Nov 5 2021 7:48 PM

I want to celebrate his continued journey in his faith however my heart has a great hole with his death. Brian was a great human, friend, and a positive influence in a world that definitely needed him. My condolences to his families and all who were privileged to know him and experience his joy.

Matt H Nov 5 2021 6:11 PM

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