Funeral service for Larry “Ray” Gant Jr. was July 3, 2020 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Wendell Light and Junior Light officiating.
Interment was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Scott Brakefield, Ron Light, Josh Oakley, Chris Roach, Roger Light Jr. and Jim Adamick. Honorary pallbearer was Cody Light.
Mr. Gant was born February 18, 1970 in Columbia to Larry and Earlene (Light) Gant Sr. He died June 29, 2020 in Salem at the age of 50 years.
Survivors include his parents, Larry and Earlene Gant Sr., Salem; sister, Lisa Blaylock and husband, Jim, Salem; aunts and uncles, Hershel Light and wife, Judy, Steelville; Junior Light and wife, Diane, Salem; Wendell Light, Salem; Ron Light and wife, Beth, Salem; Ricky Gant, Oregon; Valerie Gant, Oregon; Patty McHolland and husband, Bob, Licking; and Chester “Allen” Gant and wife, Cindy, Licking; nieces, Amber Blaylock, Springfield; and Emily Roach and husband, Chris, Salem; great-nephew, Remington; and a host of extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Everett and Louis Light, Jewel Gant and Virgie Provorse; aunts and uncles, Roger and Helen Light Sr., Verl Light and Lorna Light.