Edward E. Gant Jr.
1956 - 2020
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Mr. Edward Gant, Jr., age 63 of Gary, Indiana, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his residence. Ed was born September 16, 1956 in Gary, Indiana. He confessed Christ at an early age and became a member of the First Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Emerson High School Class of 1974. Edward was a retired employee of Inland Steel with 38 years of service. He was affectionally known as Dry Spell to his C.B. family. He is preceded in death by his father Edward Gant Sr., mother Teresa Gant, sister Beverly Taylor Morris. He is survived by his 2 sons Edward Gant III, Edwin Gant, 2 daughters Tiffany Gant, and Mauritinia (Shalon) Byrd, sister Audrea Davis, grandchildren Katelyn, Johnnie, Laiona and Aiden; special nieces Kimberly (Dewitt), Yolan (Daniel) Bynum and MacKenzie; special nephews Preston-P.J. and Daryl; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 12 to 8:00pm with family hour 6 to 8pm at the Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Funeral services Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Ave. Rev. Timothy F. Brown, Officiating. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Jan. 22, 2020.
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Calling hours
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Funeral service
11:00 AM
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January 16, 2021
Missing my childhood friend and conversations on the phone. I was so glad to spent the day with him at the Miller Beach eat hot dogs and walk and talk about our childhood and our kids . He called me the Roadrunner. .
Cathy Russell
Friend
March 13, 2020
I can't believe you are gone. I will love you forever. My condolences to The family
Michelle Wilson
January 26, 2020
Rest in Heaven my best guy friend. My prayers are with The Gant Family. May God grant you strength and comfort. He will be missed but fond memories will always remain in my heart. Gone too soon.
From:"The Roadrunner"
Cathy Russell
January 25, 2020
Sorry to hear about little Ed he and my Edward grow up together on the East side. Andrea you and your family have my Sympathy. Stay strong and put God first.
Geraldine Shackelford Starks ( Beverly's friend)
Geraldine Starks
January 25, 2020
Mr.& Mrs. Bill Ross
January 25, 2020
Prayers & Deepest Condolences To The Family & Friends Of Eddie.May God Words Of Prayer Comfort You.
January 25, 2020
Tiffany I am sorry for the loss of your father. He was a nice man and my uncle's had nothing but good things to say about him. Anthony and I both spending our love you and the baby. Keep your head up it will be rough for a while. But remember all the good times & all the great memories your shared with your father. God bless you and your family.
Unique Walker
January 25, 2020
To The Family, we were so very sorry for the loss of your Father, Grandfather, & Great Grandfather. More than life itself, Eddie loved his family. Eddie, was such a happy fixture to & with our family over the years. He was loved and he will be missed. May God Continue to bless and keep you is our prayer.
Carmen DeLong
January 25, 2020
My deep condolences to the Gant family!
I knew Ed from elementary school. St. Hedwig!
Sooo many memories! Eternal rest!
Robert Bridgeman
January 24, 2020
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Kathy Kelly
January 24, 2020
May the Good Lord hold you in His Loving arms, and the peace ans comfort of God be with family mlm
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Rev.Ken and Veronica Gray/Gary First Baptist.
January 23, 2020
rest in glorious peace
cheri jones
January 23, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Iam so sorry 4ur Loss of a Great Relative and Friend to so many of Hundreds of People Dat were Blessed to have a chance to Kow and Grow with Eddie. You Da Gant Family are in my Deepest Prayers !!! May God Lead you all thru dis time of sadness. ''Rest Well in Heaven My Friend , Schoolmate and Brother !!!
Tyrone Amos
Friend
January 23, 2020
To the family of Eddy Giant. We were neighbors growing up in Gary on Pennsylvania Street many years ago. May you find comfort in many wonderful memories.

Mary Nichols, julia Nichols Roberts and Shirley Nichols Gardner
January 22, 2020
My condolences my prayers are with you rest in peace Jeanette Williams and family
Jeanette Williams
January 22, 2020
I'm going to miss you so much R. I. H. MY EASTSIDE BROTHER CONDOLENCES TO YOUR FAMILY . ✝
January 22, 2020
Condolences to the family. I will miss my lifelong friend. REST IN HEAVEN
Angela Flack
January 22, 2020
My condolences to family and friends.
Loretta Brown
January 22, 2020
My prayers and condolences to his family may you rest in peace my friend.

Virgil and Liz Motley.
Motley Lizzie
January 22, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Gant family and Friends, May you rest in peace , D .
Denice Gates
January 22, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. May God continue to Bless you.
Roy and Gwen Plair
January 22, 2020
Roy & Gwen Plair
January 22, 2020
I am sorry to hear about Eddie. I pray for all of the family. Darrell A. Bodie
Darrell Bodie
January 22, 2020
To the family of Edward Gant we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your love one. Eddie has been a part of the Carman Family for many years and it is with a very heavy heart that we offer our Condolences and prayers. May God bless each one of you. Sincerely Sylvia Carman and the Carman Family
Sylvia Carman
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