Jimmie Harlan Grant


Jimmie Harlan Grant on Sunday, May 6, 2018, passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 85. 

He is survived by his sister, Patsy Ruth Hardaway of Longview, and the Lutz, Sokol, Jenniskens and Rau families. 

Dr. Grant was preceded in death by his partner for 60 years, William A. Rau Jr. 

He was educated at Kilgore High School, the University of Texas at Austin and received a Doctorate in Medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine.

Dr. Grant practiced as a specialist in Internal Medicine on the Westbank for many years. He also served on the staff of Veterans’ Hospital in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Hospital in Mandeville, La.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Dr. Grant to Heart of Hospice-New Orleans, 1700 Belle Chasse Hwy #230, Gretna, LA 70056.   Services will be private.

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