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William Howard Rant

May 24, 1945 — July 10, 2022

Bettendorf, Iowa

 

William Howard Rant, 77, formerly of Jefferson City, Missouri, died Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Summit of Bettendorf, Bettendorf, Iowa.

William was born May 24, 1945, in Dothan, Alabama, the son of Frank and Wilma (Hamm) Rant.  He married Terry Ange, with whom he had two children prior to separating.  He earned his PhD in Mathematics from the University of Alabama and went on to teach at Lincoln University for over 40 years.  He enjoyed playing guitar, working on math problems, and loved the beach.

William is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Laura Rant of Bettendorf, Iowa; three grandchildren, Kaitlyn (Pat) Lopez, Megan Rant, and Dylan Rant; a great-grandson, Brody; and two sisters, Marilyn Rant of North Carolina and Renee Maye of Alabama.  He was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Dina Rant.

Services are 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Trimble Funeral Homes, 3210 N. Ten Mile Dr., Jefferson City.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services.  Burial will be in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lincoln University Army ROTC, 903 Lafayette St., Soldiers Hall, Jefferson City, MO 65101.

Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com

 

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

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