Mr. Don Edison Bryant, 82 of Lake City passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012 at his home. He was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Edison Joseph and Genevieve Reynolds Bryant and had been a resident of North Florida since 1989 having moved to the area from Margate, FL. Mr. Bryant graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, attended Kent State University and was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp having served during Korea. He made his career in Law Enforcement and retired as the Chief of Police in 1989 from the Margate Police Dept. in Margate, FL. Mr. Bryant was a member of many organizations including the Margate Lodge #75 Fraternal Order of Police and "SASS" Single Action Shooting Society. In his spare time he enjoyed diving, photography and coaching children in various youth sports. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was of the Methodist faith.
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Survivors include his wife, Kathleen A. Bryant, Lake City, one son, Daniel Moutz, Mogadore, OH, two daughters, Terri Siladie (John), Mogadore, OH, and Patricia Anne Bryant, Lake City, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be from 6-7:00 PM, one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday evening, July 11, 2012 with funeral services starting at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell with military honors. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City. Please sign the guestbook at
Guerry Funeral Home In Lake City - Lake City
2659 SW Main Blvd Lake City, FL 32025
Published in Lake City Reporter on July 10, 2012