Dalton --- Richard J. Brant of 1692 Main Street died Friday, September 13, 2019 in Highland Hospital, Rochester. He was born on July 25, 1947 in Warsaw, a son of the late Inez Brant Barney. On September 26, 1970 in the Dalton Methodist Church he married Judy Mehlenbacher who survives.
Dick was a graduate of Perry Central School, a former employee of the Rochester Labor Union Local 435 and Lawson Sand and Gravel. He served as a fireman for 50 years with the Nunda Fire Department and was a rock n roll drummer for 25 years.
He loved driving his 1973 Dodge Charger, watching drag racing, the Pittsburgh Steelers and most of all his grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife is their daughter, Wendy (Brian) Sabins of Hunt, two dearly loved grandchildren, Aurora and Jakson, a brother-in-law, Dana Mehlenbacher of Swain, a sister-in-law, Waneata Mehlenbacher of Hunt and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Danny Mehlenbacher.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Anastassia, 6440 Pike Street, Portageville. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Dalton.
Memorials if desired to: Nunda Fire Department, 4 S State street, Nunda, NY 14517
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