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Roger Alan Gant, 69, of Columbus, born January 11, 1952 in Parkersburg, WV to Clarence Alfred and Agnes Irene (née Williams) Gant, died September 13, 2021 of cancer. Roger recently lived in Columbus, OH and grew up in Parkersburg, WV; lived for many years in Sunbury, OH. He graduated from Parkersburg High School Class in 1969; where he was a member of the marching band playing the clarinet. He attended the University of WV at Morgantown, then graduated with a BA from UNC, Charlotte. Roger had his own business as a carpenter and handyman. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, vacations to the Outer Banks, North Carolina, Pittsburgh Steelers football and learning all he could about anything. Preceded in death by Barbara Murphy Gant, beloved wife of 39, brothers Virgil Ray Ball and Ronnie Lee (Butch) Ball. Survived by his daughter Stefanie (Demian) Gant Phillips, his grandson Liam Michael Phillips and his sister Jenny (Carlos Edward) Pannell. In order to honor Roger’s wishes, no service will be performed. Arrangements completed by Tidd Family Funeral Home, Plain City / Dublin Chapel, Plain City, OH.


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