John “Moot” Ryant, the son of the late Wayrod “Babe” Ryant and Nancy “Hun” Johnson Ryant wasborn on April 11, 1952 in Norway, South Carolina. “Moot” was called from labor to reward on Wednesday. November 11, 2020 at the Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg, South Carolina following a brief illness.
At an early age he joined Canaan United Methodist Church in Cope, South Carolina where he attended faithfully until his health declined. Later in life he was employed at the Bamberg Textile Mill and was later employed at the Sunbeam Bakery in Orangeburg, SouthCarolina where he retired.
John “Moot” Ryant was preceded in death by his parents, Wayward “Babe” Ryant and Nancy “Hun”Johnson Ryant and also by his baby brother, Melvin “Jimmy” “Macadoo” Ryant all whom he loved dearly.
He leaves to cherish his fond memories and love; four siblings, Lessie Mae Grant of Norway, SC; Leroy “Cudda” (Deloris) Ryant of Orangeburg, SC, Carey “Nuna” (Patricia) Ryant of Cordova, SC and Nancy “Henrietta” Ryant Rivers of the home; a loving sister-in-law, Linda Marie Ryant of Cope, SC; three aunts; Lucille Miller of Maryland, Bessie Johnson of Laurens, SC and Bernice Ryant of Charlotte, NC; two nephews raised in the home, Damon Rivers and Richard Lorenzo Rivers; and a host of loving and caring nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Tuesday, November 17,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home at 3:00pm until 7:00pm.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 18,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home beginning at 11:00am.
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