Robert  Tant, Sr.

Robert Tant, Sr.


April 17, 1926 – Nov. 15, 2011

ZEBULON – Robert “Bus” Alton Tant, Sr., died Tuesday.  A native of Nash Co., he was son to the late Zebulon Vance & Minnie Eva Strickland Tant.  He was a man with a joyous spirit who loved people.  “Bus” sponsored many ball teams throughout his life and loved to see the kids play.  He was the former owner of the Toot and Tell.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Alice Privette Tant, siblings, Herman Gray, Floyd, & Leonard Earl Tant, Minnie B. Clark, Iva Lee Garris, and Elizabeth Pridgen.

Graveside service 11 am, Friday, Pine Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

He is survived by his children, Bobby Tant of Spring Hope, Darlene T. Perry (Elgin) of Youngsville, & Brenda T. Perry of Momeyer, grandchildren, Robbie Moose, Billy, Robert E., Wayne, Dylan, & Jenna Perry.

Flowers or memorials to Pine Ridge Baptist Church are welcomed.

Visitation 7-8:30 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, and other times at the home.

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