George Franklin "Frank" Arant
1946 - 2019
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George Franklin Arant passed on to God, December 6, 2019. Frank was born November 9, 1946. He graduated from Rock Hill High in 1965. Frank was in the United States Marine Corp, serving in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart from wounds sustained there.

He graduated from the University of South Carolina in January of 1972. Frank was self employed and worked in the employment placement industry for over 30 years. Frank's parents, now deceased, were Ben and Margie Arant of Rock Hill. Frank has one sister, Barbara j. Pittman and husband Ronnie.

Frank was married to Alana Alice Arant for over 36 years. He is dearly loved also by his stepchildren: Tammy Nixon and husband Todd of Canton, NC, Terry Ballard and husband Charles of Wingate, NC and Kenneth Russell and wife Shelia of Pearl, MS. He is also loved by and enjoyed being a grandfather to Carson King, Connor King, Noah Nixon, Kelsey Atkinson, Samantha Hester and husband Tom. Frank was a precious person and we've all been blessed to have shared his life.

No services will be scheduled at this time.

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Published in The Herald on Dec. 15, 2019.
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December 21, 2019
I went to school with Frank. He was always friendly, kind, and a respected
gentleman. Prayers for the family.
Berta Sturgis
December 21, 2019
Sincere condolences to the Arant family. May God strengthen you to endure this most difficult time.
D. Nelson
December 20, 2019
What a great friend and Marine.I served with Frank in Viet Nam..RIP my friend.
December 17, 2019
I went to school with Frank. I remember him being a very sweet and kind person. I am truly saddened to hear of his passing.
Cassie Monroe Gebhardt
December 16, 2019
I have many memories of my years of friendship with Frank. We were even drafted into the military at the same time and later were neighbors. He was a good friend and a good person. My prayers to his family and friends.
George Burden
December 15, 2019
Very saddened to hear of the loss of Frank. He was always a jovial and caring person.
Steve Ghent
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