February 24, 1932 ~ January 7, 2013
Cecil W. 'Bill' Gant, 80, passed away Jan. 7, 2013. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Harriet; children, Kim (David) Ritchie, Kristi (Bill Takash) Gant, Mike (Valerie) Gant and Kari (Garrett) Chandler; siblings, Betty, Albert, Lois, Kenneth, Nancy and Paul; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Frances; three sisters, Beverly, Janet and Judith. He retired as a Carman from D&RGW Railroad in 1994 after 39 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He will be fondly remembered as a strong and loving husband, dad and grandpa. There will be no viewing as cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Bruce McCandless Colorado State Veterans Home, 903 Moore Dr., Florence, CO 81226.