Thursday, March 29th, 2007
Charles A. Gant, 94, 659 N. Ash St., Celina, died at 8:30 a.m. March 28, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Jan. 29, 1913, in Ada, to Sherman Austin and Ivory Uldine Johnson Gant. On Aug. 3, 1934, he married Myra Lowman, who died July 10, 2002.
Surviving are a son, Mike (Betty), Celina; and a daughter, Judith (Frank) McGough, Dayton; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a grandson.
He retired from Bruns Gant & Toms as an insurance agent. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge Post 241, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie Post 1291, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, all of Celina. He was a past president of Scottish Rites, a Mercer County Library Trustee for 25 years, a founder of the Celina Athletic Boosters and a member of the Shriners.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.