Mr. Alan Harding Grant, 33, of Morganton, passed away on Saturday April 29, 2023 at UNC Healthcare, Morganton, after a brief illness.

Mr. Grant was born January 18, 1990 in Buncombe County, a son of Jerry and Melinda (Sissy) Ingle Wilson. Alan was a graduate of McDowell High School and employed with the City of Morganton. He volunteered as a baseball coach with the Morganton Mens Youth Club.  He was a loving husband, son, father and friend to many, especially the youth. Alan was a organ donor and through his death two people were able to have a better life.

Surviving are his wife, Ashley Blair Grant, parents, Jerry and Melinda (Sissy) Wilson, children, Abbigail Faith, Grant James, Levi and Liam, brothers, Joshua Tyler Wilson (Brandi), Dillon Blake Wilson, Caleb Tanner Wilson (Shelby), Jeremy Wilson and Corey Lewis. Also surviving are his maternal grandparents, Malcolm and Joyce Ingle, uncle and aunt Mark and Tonya Ingle, mother and father-in-law, James and Rebecca Blair, brother-in-law, Jason Blair (Kristen) and a number of other uncles, aunts, great-uncles and great aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 6, 2023 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service, with Rev. Danny Townsend, James Blair and Caleb Wilson officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to the Morganton Mens Club Youth Sports, P.O. Box 3825, Morganton, NC 28680.

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