Wallace Avant

Obituary of Wallace Martin Avant

Wallace Martin Avant, 67, husband of Glenda Diane Anderson Avant, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at Vibra Hospital of Charleston. A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Ringel Heights Baptist Church at 11AM. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 10AM. Burial will immediately follow the service in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens. Mr. Avant was born in Columbia, SC at Fort Jackson Army Base on September 26, 1953 to the late Alfred Martin Avant and the late Jacquelyn Rawls Avant. He retired as Director of Steam Operations from Santee Cooper’s Winyah Generating Station. Mr. Avant was an avid hunter, Bass fisherman, and wood craftsman in his free time. He was a talented woodworker who constructed the altar and pulpit for Fireside Ministries. Mr. Avant held an Associate’s degree from University of South Carolina and owned and operated Avant Tax Services for many years. He was a member of Ringel Heights Baptist Church and of the Tidewater Bassmasters Club. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother who will be dearly missed. Mr. Avant is survived by his wife of almost 50 years; two daughters, Christine Avant Anderson (Ryan) of Georgetown, Jan O’Clair of Georgetown; two grandchildren, Ethan Anderson and Corrin Anderson of Georgetown; one sister, Gwen Lambert of Georgetown; five nephews, Jonathan Lambert, Will Anderson, Brad Anderson, Mitch Anderson, and Jimmy Anderson; two brothers-in-law, Rev. Billy Anderson (Flora) of Georgetown and Mitch Anderson (Karen) of Georgetown; son-in-law, Sean O’Clair; special friends, Kenny Cameron, Allen Rogers, Ricky McBee, Mike Cameron, Major Rogers, Scottie Strickland, and Gerald Moore. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.grahamfuneralhome.org. Arrangements by Graham Funeral Home (843) 527-4419.
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Friday
9
April

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, April 9, 2021
Ringel Height Baptist Church
78 Rubin Ave
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
843 546-6357
Friday
9
April

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, April 9, 2021
Ringel Height Baptist Church
78 Rubin Ave
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States
843 546-6357
Friday
9
April

Interment

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Friday, April 9, 2021
Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens
1640 Pennyroyal Road
Georgetown, South Carolina, United States