City of Marion

Citizen Of The Month

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Mayor Steve Little with Citizen of the Month Junius Ramsay Grant and Council Member Lloyd Cuthbertson.

Junius Ramsay Grant

June 2017

Council Member Lloyd Cuthbertson presented the Citizen of the Month for June:

Junius Ramsay Grant 

Council Member Cuthbertson stated that Ramsay Grant grew up in Andrews, South Carolina. He and his wife Mary were married in 1961 and are longtime residents of Marion. They have one son, Mark Grant.

Council Member Cuthbertson advised that Ramsay is a life-long Methodist and is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Marion where he has served on various church committees including working with Troop 210 of the Boy Scouts.

Ramsay attended Clemson University and the University of Georgia.  He worked in the wood industry for 45 years in the following positons: Forest Technician-Management, Timber Buyer, and in Purchasing and Sales for Timber, Lumber and Veneer.

Ramsay’s community involvement, in addition to serving on the Marion ABC board, includes being a member of the Lions Club, and a member of the Mystic Tie Lodge where he is a York Rite Mason and a Scottish Rite Mason. He is also a Shriner (Oasis Temple) and is a member of the Shriner Hospital Committee. 

Council Member Cuthbertson reported that today (the day of the presentation) is Ramsay’s 83rd birthday and that, to his knowledge, Ramsay is the first Citizen of the Month to be recognized on their birthday.

Mayor Little, Council Members and friends joined Council Member Cuthbertson in honoring Mr. Ramsay Grant and congratulating him on his selection as Citizen of the Month