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4/5/2021 2:51:00 PM
Gary Franklin Gantt
July 4, 1966-April 2, 2021

Gary Franklin Gantt, 54, of Newton passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his residence. 

He was born July 4, 1966 in Catawba County to the late Fred and Inez Sanders Gantt. Gary was a member of the von Drehle work family in Maiden. He enjoyed camping, fishing, working in his yard, and loved his little dogs, Toby and Roscoe.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Conrad Stewart.

Those left to cherish his memory are: brothers: Wayne Gantt and wife Donna of Conover, Michael Gantt of Portland, ME; a sister: Nancy Gantt Stewart of Conover; 
nephew: Chad Stewart of Claremont.

A memorial service to celebrate Gary’s life will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton.  Dr. Ed Yount will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at Bennett Funeral Service.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Humane Society of Catawba County, P. O. Box 63, Hickory, NC 28603.

Condolences may be sent to the Gantt family 

The Gantt family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, 828-465-2111,

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