Robert P. "Bob" Gant, 95, of Benton passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Helia Health Care Center in Benton.
He was born in Benton, IL on February 9, 1924, the son of Robert Rollie & Gertie Belle (Scrutchfield) Gant.
He married Pauline Flanagan in 1947 in Benton and she preceded him in death on July 4, 2001.
He was a retired Millwright.
Mr. Gant is survived by his:
Tammy Collins & husband James of Salyersville, KY
Tabatha Collinsworth & husband Brian of Salyersville, KY
Misty Howard & husband Clint of Salyersville, KY
Kaitlyn Shepherd & husband Ryan
Kara Francis & husband Cody
Daughter-in-law: Diana Gant of Salyersville, KY
1 Sister: Arletta Shadowen of Benton
Mr. Gant was preceded in death by his Parents, Wife, 2 Sons-Michael Gant & Frank Gant, by 4 Sisters & 3 Brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 16th at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton. Visitation will be from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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