William “Chip” Bruce Grant, Jr., age 69, of Hull passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. Chip served in the US Navy from 1968-1971 out of Norfolk, Virginia on the USS Vermilion. He started his law enforcement career working with Braselton Police Department, followed by 22 years with Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, serving as investigator, patrolman, jailer, and also as a D.A.R.E. officer in local schools. He served as chief of West Jackson Fire Department for 4 years and also Chief of West Jackson Rescue for 4 years. Chip was a member of The Blue Knights of Georgia, chapter 11, a Mason and Shriner, as well as a HAM radio operator. Survivors include his wife Joan Grant; daughters Marlaina Woodward of Loganville and Jessie Grant of Lawrenceville; brother Robert Grant and wife Brenda of Suwanee; sister Linda Stewart and husband Alan of Peachtree Corners; grandchildren Keira Woodward, Ainsley Woodward, Allison Evans, Chase Evans and Kasey Evens; great grandchildren Kaden Evans, Nova Evans, Jayson Evans and Waylen Evans. Memorial services with military honors will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.