John E. Marchant, 100, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away April 29, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years Shirley Marchant. He was a son of the late William and Jessie King Marchant. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Virgil Marchant, and sister, Ruth Beatty. Mr. Marchant was a US Army Air Corps WWII Veteran having served in the South Pacific. He is survived by 2 sons, Jay Lowrey (Andra) Marchant, of Mulberry and Scott E. Marchant of Lakeland, daughter, Catherine Roberts of Merritt Island, 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren 3 great great grandchildren, sister, Janelle Orrico (Charles) of Springville, VA, 5 nieces and 2 nephews.

Services were conducted on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Condolences may be sent to the family at Heath Funeral Chapel.

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