RONALD B. TANT, SR.
October 14, 1937 – July 10, 2020
BUNN – Ronald “Ronnie” Bell Tant, Sr., 82, of Bunn, went to his heavenly home Friday evening to be reunited with his true love and wife Nancy of 48 years.
Ronald was a son of nine children of the late Howard Willis and Reca Massey Tant.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Winstead Tant and his second wife, Faye Mullen Tant and many sisters and brothers.
Ronald was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church all his life. He served his country in the United States Air Force and retired from the United States Postal Service.
A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bunn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
Ronnie is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa T. and Steve Underwood; son and daughter-in-law, Ron Jr. and Carol Tant; son, Howard Tant; sister, Dot Bissette; brother and sister-in-law, William Earl and Frances Tant; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Ronnie will always be remembered for his sense of humor as well as his love of country, his fellow man, and woodworking.
In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 874 Pine Ridge Rd., Zebulon, NC 27597 or The Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.
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