Jerrold “Jerry” William Gant, 75 of rural Blanchardville, died at his home on the family farm surrounded by his family early on Monday morning, March 12, 2012. Jerry was born on July 30, 1936, in Darlington to Bernard and Lulu (Thompson) Gant. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 16, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Blanchardville United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Conklin officiating. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery in Blanchardville, followed by a funeral lunch at the Blanchardville American Legion hall. Friends may call for visitation on Thursday evening, March 15, from 2-8 p.m. at the Blanchardville United Methodist Church at 101 N. Main St. Full obituary in the March 15, 2012 issue of the Republican Journal.