Greg Tarrant, 56, of Morrisonville, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 2:55 p.m. at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur. He was born March 9, 1959 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of Joe and Shirley (Bresh) Tarrant. He worked as a welder at Firestone and Caterpillar. He was a graduate of Taylorville High school class of 75, was a veteran in the United States Army, Eagle Scout, Scout Leader for Many years was a volunteer fire fighter for Morrisonville, was in several pool leagues and loved to hunt deer and go fishing.
He is survived by his Mother Shirley Tarrant of Taylorville, IL; Sons: Jonathan Tarrant of Mt. Auburn, IL Jarod Tarrant of Palmer, IL; Grandchildren: Alex Tarrant, Damion Tarrant; Sister: Deborah Jo (David) Hill of Springfield, IL; Brothers: Joe Tarrant of Taylorville, IL; Douglas (Maureen) Tarrant of Taylorville, IL; Brian Tarrant of Taylorville, IL; Steve (Cindy) Tarrant of Mahomet, IL; Joeseph E. (Melanie) Tarrant of Morrisonville, IL; Nieces: Madelyn (Nick) Jones of Palmer, IL; Jessica Tarrant of Kincaid, IL; Angie (Phil) Miller of Springfield, IL; Kristy (Dave) Hebert of Pana, IL; Sarah (Danny) McNeeley of Taylorville, IL; Kelley Tarrant of Springfield, IL; Katelynn Tarrant of Mahomet, IL Alie Tarrant of Mahomet, IL; Heather (Chris) Winkler of Springfield, IL; Nephews: Ryan (Melinda) Hill of Norfolk, VA; Jacob Tarrant of Fayetteville, AR. He was preceded in death by his Grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. George Bresh; Laura and Ralph Tarrant; Father Joseph Tarrant.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a open graveside services will be held at a later date at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL .
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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