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Loyd Earl Bryant (1927 - 2013)

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Loyd Earl Bryant


Loyd Earl Bryant, 86, died November 14, 2013 at National Health Care.

A native of Greenville County, son of the late Lee and Lillie Hart Bryant, he was a U.S. Army Veteran where he served in the 385th MP Battalion, a retired employee of Taylors Post Office, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Elder Bryant of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and John Baker, Linda and Leonard Oliver all of Taylors; a sister, Louise Owens of Statesville, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Pam Forrester (Ronnie), Michael Baker (Amy), Travis Oliver (Sumer); and three great-grandchildren, Leslie Forrester, Noah Baker, and Reid Oliver.

Mr. Bryant was predeceased by a brother, Ray Bryant and one granddaughter, Lisa Oliver.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at The Wood Mortuary, conducted by Dr. Eddie Leopard, Dr. Drew Hines, and Rev. Joe Price. Burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Forrester, Michael Baker, Travis Oliver, Wayne Bryant, Jimmy Hairston, and Billy Hill.

Honorary escort will be the Bill Dill Sunday School Class of Fairview Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held 12:00-1:45 p.m. Saturday at The Wood Mortuary.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund, 1300 Locust Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651 or Washington Baptist Church Building Fund, 3500 N. Highway 14, Greer, SC 29651.

Online condolences may be made at


Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 15, 2013
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