BESSEMER CITY - Donald F. Bryant, 76, died April 29, 2014, at Alexandria Place. He was born in Fayetteville, son of the late Roy R. and Elizabeth Shelton Bryant. He was former owner of Piedmont Exteriors in Gastonia and served in the U.S. Navy.
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Survivors include his wife, Mary R. Bryant; a son, Peter Bryant, of Medina, Wash.; a daughter, Kimberly Bryant, of Seattle; two step daughters, Gina Brackett Grafenberg, of Fayetteville, and Mary Lynn Hutchins, of Wilmington; a step son, Jeff Brackett, of Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Dorothy Windham, of Florence, S.C.; 4 grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren and a great grandchild.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Chapel Hill.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28053, or to Unity Baptist Church, 482 North Myrtle School Road, Gastonia, NC 28052. Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on May 4, 2014