Bill Trant, 2017–2018 Governor
Rotary International District 6880
Bill Trant is a native of Opp, Alabama. He graduated from Opp High School and is a graduate of Gupton Jones Mortuary College in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Trant has been in the funeral business for over 40 years. He lives in Opelika and, along with his son, Coley, owns and operates Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home & Crematory.
Mr. Trant is Past President of the Alabama Funeral Directors Association, and served as chairman of the State Funeral Service Board. He is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), and the Cremations Association of North America (CANA). He is also a member and Past President of the Opelika Rotary Club, received Paul Harris Fellow Recognition, and served as Assistant Governor for four years. He is a member of the Opelika and Auburn Chambers of Commerce, and he is Chair Elect for the Opelika Chamber. He is a founding member of the Opelika Dixie Youth Baseball Board, former Boys & Girls Club Board Member, Past President of Keep Opelika Beautiful Board, as well as several other boards and committees serving the City of Opelika over the past 25 years. He is also a member the Opelika First United Methodist Church.