LaVant "Vant" Morell, born on August 16, 1946 in Aurora, Illinois, to the late Edna Jean and LaVerne Morell, passed away on June 19, 2018 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He retired from IBM in 1990. Vant was the beloved husband of Renee. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jock Morell. Vant is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Steve) Stribley and Andrea (Jeff) Creller; sister, Michele (Paul, Sr) Gutting; grandchildren, Warren (Andrea), Damien, Aurora, and Desmond; niece, Amy; and nephews, Justin (Savannah) and Paul, Jr. He had many hobbies including Ham Radio. Donations in memory of LaVant Morell (K4LM) to ARRL may be made in lieu of flowers. Friends and family can pay their respects at the memorial service, on Thursday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. at Fred Hunter's Memorial Gardens, at the Tranquility Section C, 6301 Taft St, Hollywood, Florida, 33024. Inurnment is scheduled for July 12, 2018 1:00 p.m. at same location.
Vant and I were classmates at Lafayette High School in Lexington. As we were planning our 50th reunion, he was first in line to help and support. I really enjoyed re-connecting with him! And am saddened by his passing. Linda Mitchell Birk
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