Grant Thomas Filyaw, 32, went to heaven on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, after an illness at MUSC in Charleston. A blessing from God, Grant was born on September 4, 1988 to Lee Filyaw and Renee Robinson Filyaw.
In spite of his special needs he taught us so much about love, happiness and trust. He was brave and strong and inspired us all to try harder. We will always remember his beautiful smile and those big brown eyes.
Surviving in addition to his parents, Lee and Renee Filyaw of Coward, are his sister, Leah Filyaw (Skip Copenhaver) Conner of Coward; nephews, Andrew Conner of Coward, and Christopher Conner of Florence; aunts, Pamela F. Tedder and Sue Filyaw, both of Coward, Susan Robinson Miller of Lake City and Dana Robinson (Greg) Browder of Cades; and cousins, April Smith, Cory Pack, Samantha (Chris) Worley, Rebecca Williams, Seth Browder and Laura Browder (Corbett) Collins.
Grant was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Harry “Bud” Filyaw & Barbara Calder Filyaw; maternal grandparents, Jewel Jeanette Robinson & Thomas J. Robinson.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church, Coward, with burial to follow at Anderson Cemetery, Harvest Road, Coward.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday, April 12, 2021 at Carolina Funeral Home.
The family would like to thank his caregiver, Stacey Driggers, his family physician, Dr. Albert Mims and his special nurse at MUSC, Karoline Hill, for their compassion and love for Grant.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to Tabernacle Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 207, Coward, South Carolina, 29530
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