William "Bill" Bryant(1933 - 2014)

William "Bill" Bryant, 80, born June 25, 1933, in Turbeville, S.C. passed away peacefully Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home, with the love and support of family members and Hospice of Citrus County. A celebration of life with military honors will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 4802 N. Mulberry Loop, Beverly Hills, Fla. Cremation with burial at a later date.
A long time resident of South Florida, he joined the Air Force at age 18 and retired from Homestead A.F.B. in 1973. He was the owner of Bryant Answering Service, Inc. from 1970 to 2006; was active in Civil Air Patrol 1963 to 1968, was an avid Bowler 1963 to 2003, was a member of Elks Club # 948 and the Flamingo Wing Assoc. (435 th. T.C.W.).
He was predeceased by his parents, William Ervin and Mildred Dennis Bryant; sisters, Daisy, JoAnn and Helen; wives, Genevieve and Margaret; son, John Darrell Bryant; grandson, Dean L. Karraker III. He is survived by daughters, Pat Bryant Webb (Ron), Susan Bryant Smoczynski (Robert), Dianne Bryant (Gemma Tocivia); sons, John Bryant (Robin), Dennis Bryant; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 23, 2014