James “Bill” W. Dant, II, Age 52, of Montgomery, passed away at 5:30 AM on Friday, November 30, 2018, at Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper.
He was born on January 26, 1966 in Washington to Francis Marion, Sr. and Rebecca “Becky” (Love) Dant. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He was an avid coin collector and supporter of the American Veterans Association, St. Josephs Indian School, St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital and the National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.
He is survived by his mother, Becky Dant of Montgomery; brother, Nay Dant of Montgomery; two nieces, Henley (Tyler) Swartzentruber and Bailey Dant, both of Montgomery; best friend, Chris Ward of Illinois.
Bill was preceded in death by his father, Francis Marion Dant, Sr.; brothers, Beldas Raymond Dant and George Thomas Dant.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday at St Peter Catholic Church with Father James Koressel as celebrant. Burial will follow in St Peter Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM on Tuesday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery.
Memorial donations may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The family has entrusted the arrangements to Ed Lee Mortuary.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.edleemortuary.com.