Billy Edward Arant, Sr., 85 years old – Charlottean, born and bred—passed peacefully in his Mint Hill home Saturday evening, June 16, 2018.
Billy served in the US Army during the Korean War, in the Transportation Corp. This experience led to his career after service as a machine shop manager for truck diesel engines for the remainder of his working career. His passions were family, playing his guitar for Saturday night square dances, and fishing.
Predeceased by parents Joe and Letha Arant, of Wilgrove. Survived by his wife of 66 years Shirley Hall Arant; his sister Joanne Craft; his children Billy Edward Arant, Jr, Tina Marie Arant Lineberger, Steven Michael Arant; grandchildren Jarrett Arant, LeAnn Arant Weigand, John Lineberger; and great-grandson Brooks Arant.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Burial Park in Mint Hill, NC.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Union County.