James Richard (Dick) Gantt

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 21, 2022

James Richard (Dick) Gantt, 92, of Buena Vista PA, formerly of Gaston, SC, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022. He was born January 14, 1930 in Gaston, SC and was the son to the late I.D. and Katie (Green) Gantt. Dick is a retired carpenter and a lifelong member of the Buena Vista Volunteer Fire Company. He is survived by his loving wife, Bertha M. (Sharpe) Gantt of Buena Vista; daughters, Vicki Kinner of Buena Vista, Sue (Jim) Harchelroad of Elizabeth, and Linda Hanselman of Statesville NC; son, Ricky Gantt of Buena Vista; grandchildren, Ron & Steven (Kayla) Kinner, Jeremy (AJ) & Jonathan (Amanda ) Harchelroad, and Chelsea & Emily Toman; great-grandchildren, Karson & Kamron Kinner, and Grayson & Savannah Harchelroad; sister, Melba Gantt Morgan of Columbia SC; and lifelong family friend, Edward (Bucky) Bowels. In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his sisters, Kathleen Gantt Howell, Socola Gantt Stockman, Nina Mae Gantt Chavis, and his brother, Durant Gantt. Friends are welcome Thursday, June 23, 2022 from 2-4pm & 6-8pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street Boston, PA 15135. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 10am with Pastor Paul Walter officiating. Interment will follow at the Round Hill Cemetery. Condolences can be made at

Originally published June 21, 2022.

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