David S Gantt

August 17, 1939January 26, 2021

David S. Gantt age 81, of Greenville passed away at 2:44 PM on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at his residence.

David was born August 17, 1939, in Darke County to the late Murray & Ethel (Hess) Gantt. In addition to his parents, David was also preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Gantt; sister, Joan Clack; and brother, Richard Gantt.

David is survived by his sons & daughter-in-law, Kirk Gantt of Bradford, David & Cindy Gantt of Bradford, Todd Gantt of Greenville and Mark Gantt of Bradford; daughters & sons-in-law, Wendy & Gary Canan of Bradford and Sarah & Bob Daugherty of Bradford; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers & sisters-in-law, Jack Gantt of California, Gene & Shirley Gantt of Piqua, Bob & jenny Gantt of Vandalia, Frank Gantt of Pitsburg, Bill & Jane Gantt of Greenville and Johnny & Scott Gantt of Dayton; sisters & brothers-in-law, Miriam & Doug Minnich of Bradford, Arlene & Earl Manning of Bradford and Peggy Brumbaugh of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

David served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W. in Union City, Indiana, and the Amvets.

A celebrations of David’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements are entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.


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Molly Null

February 3, 2021

The Staff at Action Prosthetics sends their deepest sympathies in the passing of our wild and crazy patient, David! We so enjoyed working with him. We will miss him and his life stories at the Greenville office so very much. Rest in Peace, David! Karl, Pam & Molly

Deborah Reynolds

February 1, 2021

Sorry for you loss Dave was a great guy love to be around him a lot of good times together and doing karaoke at the pizza place he will be missed R IP

Rob&Gail Hayslett

January 30, 2021

So sorry for your loss always had a good time around your dad. Even thoe it's been years since we seen you all we never forget you. God bless RIP old buddy.

Olivia Caixba

January 27, 2021

Always a great time with you grandpa. I will miss our calls and going to your house. I love you so much. You made life so much better
I know that you and grandma are looking over me, I love you more than life itself 😭💔