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William J. Brant

April 18, 1938 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 81)

William J. Brant, 81, of Keedysville, Maryland, passed from this life on Saturday, May 11, 2019 surrounded by his family.

Born on April 18, 1938, in Frostburg, Maryland, he was the son of the late Chester Lincoln Brant and Larena (Minnick) Brant McKenzie. William worked for more than 44 years in Sales for Griffith Consumers in Cheverly, Maryland from where he retired in 2001. He enjoyed spending time with his family, being outdoors and working in his garden.

He is survived by wife of 59 years,  Delores Ellen Brant; his children, Carole A. Follin and husband Andy, Pamela M. Brannon and husband Barry, Joseph B. Brant and wife Debbie, and Matt Brant and wife Kim; 14 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; siblings, Evelyn Rush, John Brant, Darlene Bone, Cheryl Garvey, Brenda Taylor and David Brant; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Bobby, Ervin, Juanita and Chester.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike in Boonsboro, Maryland.

A celebration of William's life journey will take place at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the funeral home. Pastor Rodney Donaldson will officiate. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Keedysville, Maryland.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742, or to the Alzheimers Association, 108 Byte Drive, Suite 103, Frederick,Maryland 21702.

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 Service Information

May 16, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Funeral Service
May 16, 2019

1:00 PM

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