ROY MELVIN BRYANT, age 89 of Athens, Tenn. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Saturday, June 16, 2018, at his residence. He was born in Sweetwater, Tenn. and was a resident of Athens, Tenn. A son of the late Browder and Ethel May Clark Bryant, he was owner and operator of Bryant's Appliance Service for 32 years and was a member of East Niota Baptist Church for 63 years having served 60 of those years as a faithful Deacon. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving from 1951-1953.
Preceded in death by:
Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Wednesday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Bryant, Rev. Mark Bryant and Rev. Jerry Plaster officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday in the funeral home.
Interment will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday in Pond Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Andy Bryant, Ryan Fraizer, Jeremy Crews, Lincoln Irons, Tom Fitzpatrick, Ben Norton, and Ray Allen Maynard.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to:
Those unable to attend may send condolences at www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Roy-Bryant. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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East Niota Baptist Church Building Fund
305 Farrell St, Niota TN 37826