William “Billy” Frazier Tant, Sr.

William “Billy” Frazier Tant, Sr.


August 11, 1936 – May 20, 2013

ZEBULON – William “Billy” Frazier Tant, Sr., 76, died Monday.  A native of Durham County he was son to the late Thomas Earl & Lula Gray Pace Tant.  He attended Wakelon High School, and worked for Westinghouse later ABB.  He served for 30 years in the National Guard.  Billy loved people and was a wonderful wood worker.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years; Linda Andrews Tant of the home, children; William Frazier Tant, Jr. (Amy Jo) of Wendell, Sylvia Cathey (Roger) of Blowing Rock, Sandra Liverman (C.J.) of Bailey, siblings; Hazel Boykin of Zebulon, Jimmy Tant (Kathy) of Archer Lodge,  Norma Chamblee (James) of Gainesville, FL, and grandchildren; James Liverman, Daniel Liverman, Katie Birchfield, Beth Tant, & Rick Tant.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Wendell Baptist Church, Building Fund, PO Box 187, Wendell, NC, 27591.

Visitation 2-3 pm, Thursday, Wendell Baptist Church with service to follow at 3.  Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.  www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net

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