Robert P. "Bob" Gant

February 9, 1924 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 95)


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:
3 Granddaughters:
Tammy Collins & husband James of Salyersville, KY
Tabatha Collinsworth & husband Brian of Salyersville, KY
Misty Howard & husband Clint of Salyersville, KY
6 Great-Grandchildren:
Kaitlyn Shepherd & husband Ryan
Kara Francis & husband Cody
Caleb Blair
Jacob Howard
Brianna Collinsworth
Dylan Collinsworth
2 Great-Great-Grandchildren:
Cason Francis
Hudson Shepherd
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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October 16, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

Funeral Service
October 16, 2019

8:00 PM
Morton and Johnston Funeral Home
410 S. Main Street
Benton, IL 62812

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