Jim M. MarchantJanuary 24, 1924 ~ December 1, 2017 (age 93)
Jim Monroe “Whitey” Marchant, 93, husband of Betty Marchant, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 01, 2017 at Trident Medical Center.
Funeral Services will be held 3 P.M. Sunday December 3, 2017 at the Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Rawls01/24/1924 Mitchell, Mike Bowers and Joe Marchant officiating. Pallbearers will be Glenn Mathis, Gibran Ameer, Matthew Moore, Mark Moore, Travis Marchant, Bill Murphy, Timmy Murphy, Chad Brunson, Randy Brunson, Warren Brunson, George Brunson, Bubba Marchant and Steve Marchant. Burial with Military Honors by the U.S. Navy will follow in the St. George Memorial Gardens.
Whitey was born on January 24, 1924 in Harleyville, a son of Joe Albert and Mary Adkins Marchant. He was a WWII veteran, farmer, and a welder. He was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church. He had a great sense of humor and was loved by those who knew him. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was predeceased by siblings, Leonard Marchant, Richard Marchant, Clinton Marchant, John W. (Blackie) Marchant, Martha Jean Foster and Ellen Walters.
Surviving is his wife, Betty Brunson Marchant, Harleyville; three sons, Ted M. (Enoree) Marchant, Swansea, Ray (Libby) Marchant, Bamberg, and Ronnie Marchant, Charlotte, NC; a daughter, Debbie (Charlie) Brickle, St. George; grandchildren, Travis (Lacey) Marchant, Amy (Glenn) Mathis, Kimberly (Gibran) Ameer; great-grandchildren, Carson Marchant and Kennedy Ameer; brothers, Rev. Joe Marchant and Herman (Diane) Marchant; sisters, Thelma Pitts, Margaret Thompson, all of Charleston, Josephine (Curt) Funderburk, Columbia, Fairey (Paul) O’Cain, Santee, Rhetta Mae Adams, Spartanburg.
Memorials may be made Lighthouse Baptist Church, 5801 West Jim Bilton Blvd., St. George, SC 29477.