Tom J. Brant 74, of Frankfort, IN, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, IN. Born May 23, 1938 in Boyleston, IN, to Bernard B. Brant & Ella M. (Yeary) Brant Robertson. He married Marlene Hutchison on April 14, 1962 in Wanamaker, IN and she survives. Mr. Brant was a 1957 graduate of Michigantown High School. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served from 1957 – 1961 in Guam and the South China Seas. He retired from Diamond Chain in Indianapolis, worked for the Frankfort Fire Department from 1968-1976, was past Frankfort Park Superintendent from 2000-2003 and worked part time at Rural King for the past 2 ½ years. Mr. Brant was a member of the Antioch Church and served as trustee for several years, member of the American Legion, Clinton Lodge F & AM #54, Clinton County Antique Machinery Club, Paul Phillippe Resource Center and was very active with the Clinton County Special Olympics.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 26th from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church Building Fund or the Paul Phillippe Resource Center.
Wife: Marlene Brant of Frankfort
Daughter: Christina Bolen of Frankfort
Son: David (Tammy) Brant of Selma, IN
Sister: Janet Dixon Fairfield (Husband Norman) of Frankfort
Step Sister: Vivian Hodgen of West Lafayette
Step Brother: Walter Calvin (Peggy) Carr of Frankfort
4 Grandchildren: Tanner and Caira Bolen and Drew & Nathan Brant
Several aunts, nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by a grandson Jarrett Bolen in 1994, his parents and step mother, Sophia Brant.