David Blane Bryan
SPRINGFIELD, IL - David Blane Bryan, 70, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his residence in Springfield.
He was born Feb. 21, 1944, in Springfield, to Clarence and Dorothy Green Bryan. He married Judith Myerscough in 1963 and she survives.
Mr. Bryan is also survived by two daughters, Lisa (Terry) Whalen of Forest Park, IL., and Michelle Elmore of Springfield; three grandchildren: Justin Elmore of Vail, CO., Rachel Whalen and Michael Whalen both of Forest Park, IL.; one brother, Dallas (Rose Marie) Bryan of Germantown, TN.; and his sister, Donna (Robert) Hemer of Moweaqua.
David graduated from Taylorville High School and attended the University of Illinois. He was employed by the Illinois Dept. of Transportation as an Engineering Technician from 1963-1968. In 1967 Mr. Bryan started his insurance career as a General Agent with the Franklin Life Insurance Company until 1999 upon becoming an Independent Producer representing several insurance companies. His primary focus over the last 40 years has been providing and servicing fee income products to financial institutions and servicing a personal book of business. David held Series 7 and 63 Life, A&H, and Property/Casualty Licenses, he was a Certified Senior Advisor, and was active in life insurance since 1967 and securities since 1973. Mr. Bryan was awarded the National Quality Award – 20 years, the National Sales Achievement Award – 15 years, and was recognized on numerous occasions by the Franklin Life Insurance Co. for both sales and agency management.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Bisch Funeral Home West, 2931 Koke Mill Rd., with burial to follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. The family will meet friends from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischfuneralhomewest.com.