UNION — Mr. Jospeh Connor “Joe” Fant, 76, formerly of 296 Meansville Road, Apt. H2, Union, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.
Mr. Fant was born in Union, S.C., Jan. 7, 1936, a son of the late Joseph Preston Fant and Minie Mae Bryant Fant.. He was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church.
Surviving are a brother, Sam Fant of Columbia; a sister-in-law, Louise “Lou” Fant of Union and a nephew Perry May of Spartanburg.
Mr. Fant was predeceased by three sisters, Helen Foster, Vera May and Lois Woody; and six brothers, Iley Fant, Frank May, William “Bill” May, George May, James May and Claude May.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at SR Holcombe Funeral Chapel conducted by Chaplain Vernon Thornhill. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Rector, Bobby Joe Gibbs, J.W. Crisp, Fred Scott and Perry May. The following are asked to sit in a group: Margaret May, Ed Crocker Junior Vaughan, Jackie Fowler, Tony Rector, Ted Babb, Jim Maness, William Smith and Pearl Crocker.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.
The family is at the home of his sister-in-law, Lou Fant, 206 Bermuda Road, Union.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home