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Legrand Avant

September 22, 1953 ~ July 6, 2020 (age 66)


Brother Legrand Avant was 66 and departed this life on Monday July 6, 2020 in St. Petersburg Florida.

Funeral services are scheduled to be held at the Jackson & McGill Memorial Chapel on Saturday July 18, 2020 at 11:00 am. He will be laid to rest at the Jackson & Daughters Cemetery, Marion. The family will provide a guest list of 50 or less people.

~ Obituary ~

Legrand Avant, affectionately known as Richard, was born on September 22, 1953 in Marion, South Carolina to Wilbert Avant and Ioda Avant. 

He graduated high school in 1971 and was employed with Marion County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Department. 

Legrand Avant departed this life on July 6, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

He is predeceased by his parents: Wilbert Avant and Ioda Avant an aunt; Julia McClendon-Crawford.

Those left to cherish his memories are his sister Glendora Israel Avant of New York, NY: and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family of Brother Legrand Avant, in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Avant family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic  health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.

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