Bobby E. Arant, Sr., 85, of Rowesville passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 4307 Charleston Highway, in Orangeburg. Rev. Wayne Manning and Rev. George Gaine will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Arant was born on July 10, 1933 in Orangeburg. He was the son of the late Henry Arant and the late Lillie Mae Wicks Arant. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Arant was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #897 and the VFW. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty C. Arant.
Survivors include a daughter, Merilyn and Bobby Binnicker of Rowesville; son, Bobby E. Arant, Jr. of Rowesville; two grandchildren, B.J. (Amanda) Binnicker, Jr. of Lexington, Nicholas Henry Arant of Rincon, Georgia; five great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the residence.
A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg.
Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church c/o Linda Ashe, 679 Dusty Road, Cope, SC 29038 or the Elks Lodge #897 at 1720 Joe S Jeffords Hwy, Orangeburg, SC 29115.