In Memory

Doug Tant

Douglas "Doug" Samuel Tant, born on February 19, 1953, passed away on December 29, 2015 at the age of 62, after a valiant fight against cancer. Doug is survived by his wife, Mary, whom he loved for 42 years; cherished daughter, Lindsay; sister, Diane Aenchbacher (Tom); sister-in-law, Leisa Bailey (Paul Ginn); brother-in-law, Michael Bailey (Lori); and adored nieces and nephews. Doug was preceded in death by his beloved son, Adam Samuel Tant and parents.
A proud alumnus of the University of Georgia, Doug worked over 30 years as a residential home builder with Doug Tant Builders, a subsidiary of Jeff Hedden Builders. Aside from work and cheering on his beloved Bulldogs, Doug delighted in over 30 years of coaching youth softball and baseball in the local community. Above all else, Doug had passion and love for his family and devoted his life to providing for and loving them deeply.
Services will be held Saturday, January 2, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Church, 520 Casteel Road, Marietta, 30064. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research.
Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta will be handling the arrangements.