WOOSTER – Donald K. Curly Gant, 84, of Wooster, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at West View Healthy Living in Wooster.
He was born April 6, 1929 in Oxford, Ohio, the son of Harold and Emma Borne Gant.
He had been a barber and then became a real estate broker for over 25 years and was an independent house builder. Curly was a former member of the Elks. He enjoyed mowing and taking care of his 16 acres of land. He had also been a member of the U.S. Navy Reserves.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Heidi Gant and their children Megan and Trevor of Wooster, daughters and sons-in-law Becky and Don Orr of Holmesville and Robin and Tim Bowman of Virginia; his trusted friend and caregiver, Beth Entsminger of Wooster, his grounds keeper, Mike Drouhard of Wooster, his good neighbors, Abe and Sandy Keim of Wooster and friends, John and Rhonda Bowling, Linda Manges and Doug and Pattie Stout of Wooster.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Gordon Gant.
There will be no calling hours.
Private family services will be held
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
The family would like to extend special thanks to LifeCare Hospice for their excellent care and to the Wooster Twp. Fire Dept.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Private family services
No calling hours