Deacon Willie James Lavant, SR., age 77, of Savannah, Ga passed peacefully on Thursday March, 17th at Candler Hospital in Savannah Ga. after a brief illness. He was a Bryan County Native but resided in Chatham County for many years. He was a 1962 graduate of Pembroke High School.
He is a retired veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam War and the Korean War. He also retired form the Georgia Ports Authority of Savannah, Ga. As a Crane operator. He received a certificate in basic concrete construction from Savannah Tech in 2007.
He was a member of the Beautiful Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Pembroke Ga. Where he served faithfully as Chairman of the Deacon Board. He was President of the Chatham County Layman Ministry of Savannah, Ga.
He is survived by his children Evangelist Dr. Revardale Lavant Middleton of Pooler, Ga., Jasmin Lavant of Germany., and one son Mr. Willie James Lavant JR. Of Savannah, Ga.; sisters Betty Givens of Dover, Delaware, Linda Bush of Bronx, NY., and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday March 27th in the Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home Pembroke Chapel from 6pm-7pm
Funeral services will take place on Monday March 28th at 12 noon at the Beautiful Zion Baptist Church 895 Beautiful Zion Church Rd, Pembroke, GA 31321 with Rev. Ernest Harris Eulogist. Remains will lie-in-stare on Monday from 11am-12noon
Interment will be in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery 8819 us-301 Glennville Ga., With full Military Honors.
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Funeral service have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Pembroke Chapel, 66 Ledford Street, Pembroke, Ga. 31321
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