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Ronald E. Dant

December 5, 1940 ~ June 18, 2018 (age 77)

Ronald E. Dant, 77, of Gosport, passed away on June 18, 2018 at the Monroe Hospital in Bloomington, Indiana.  Ronald was born on December 5, 1940, in Smithville, Indiana to Claude Eugene and Vema Avanell (Roberts) Dant.  Ronald retired from Westinghouse in Bloomington, Indiana.  He was a member of the First Christian Church in Spencer, the Spencer Masonic Lodge #95, and the Bloomington Cruisin Classics.  Ronald spent many days drinking coffee with his friends each morning, having done so at Fulks OV restaurant years ago and then at Spencer McDonalds.

Ronald is survived by his wife of 58 years as of June 19, 2018, Carolyn Sue (McCain) Dant, Son, Darrin E. (Tonya L.) Dant of Bloomington, Indiana, grandchildren, Tyler E. Dant, Wyatt B. Dant, great-granddaughter, Evalyn F. Dant, sisters, Caroline (Michael) Hillard, Joanne (James) Graves, and several nieces and nephews. 

Ronald was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Randy Dant.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Friday, June 22, 2018 at West & Parrish & Pedigo Funeral Home in Spencer, Indiana.  Dr. Allan Lewis will officiate.  Burial will follow at Chambersville Cemetery. 

Visitation will be 4:00 PM until the Masonic Service at 7:00 PM, on Thursday, June 21, and again Friday, 8:00 AM until the time of service, at the funeral home.

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