Leslie "Les" Merle Grant, 38, of New Virginia, passed away March 2, 2022. A celebration of life visitation will be held from 10:00-11:30AM on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at Peterson Funeral Home in Indianola, Iowa. There will be a brief memorial service immediately following the visitation at 11:30AM. \r\nLes was born on October 6, 1983 in Jacksonville, Arkansas to Vencent and Rhonda (Barrow) Grant. Les enjoyed working with his hands, which led to his love of gardening with his mother. When he wasn't outdoors, he could be found reading a good book. He read countless books from many different series. He loved playing games with his loved ones. Most of all, Les loved spending time with his kids, whom his life revolved around.\r\nLes is survived by his parents, Vencent and Rhonda-Lee Grant; children, Endora, Keltin and Scarlett; siblings, Alysia, Katelyn and Shane Grant; grandparents, Fred and Carolyn Ocheltree; nephew, Ayden Grant-Sinclair; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Les was preceded in death by Michael and Dorothy Noga.\r\n"Les, you were one of the most selfless, loving, and intelligent people we know. You have battled the same demons that plague the world today. You are now in a place of peace and we take comfort knowing you are watching over us. You will be loved and remembered for the amazing man you truly were."