1936 - 2014 Samuel Gary Trant, 78, of Groves, Texas passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur. He was born on December 16, 1936 to Alef Vickers Trant and Josh Trant in Groves, Texas. Gary was a lifelong resident of Groves. He retired from IBEW Local 479 as an electrician after over 40 years. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Gloria McGinley. Gary was a very well known avid pool player, placing in several state and national ACS and BCA tournaments. He also loved to go dancing. He was an active member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie 3743, for over 50 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Audrey Guidry Trant of Groves, Texas, his two sons, Greg Trant and his wife, Laura of McKinney, Texas, Bert Trant of League City, Texas, two grandchildren, Zachary and Jordan Trant of McKinney, Texas, nephews Mark and Danny McGinley, Terren and Jeremy Robison, niece Dianne McGinley Mortimer and sister-in-law Vicki Guidry Robison and husband Lofton Robison. Visitation will be on Friday, December 26, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 27, 2014 in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson. Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
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5200 39Th St
Groves, TX 77619
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 25, 2014