DOVER Gregory M. Bryant, 51, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012, after a seven month fight against lung cancer. He was the husband of Mary (Miedaner) Bryant. Born on September 29, 1960, he was the son of George F. Bryant and the late Clara A. Bryant of Marietta. He was a 1978 graduate of Donegal High School in Mount Joy. Greg served for 23 years in the United States Army, reaching the rank of First Sergeant. He was a decorated combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm, receiving the Bronze Star for heroic and meritorious service. After retiring from the Army, he was employed at Three Mile Island by Exelon Corporation as a Security Training Manager. Among his interests were hunting, golf, chess, and fishing. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Amanda, of Dover; Robert, of Florida; Antoinette, of Arizona; and George, of Germany; as well as four grandchildren. He is also survived by his father and sister, Sharon Bryant, both of Dover, and by his brother, Douglas Bryant of Lancaster. A Public Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2012, at Community Bible Church, 331 Anderson Ferry Road, Marietta. The Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m. with Senior Pastor Jeff Burkholder officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Devotion at Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, 845 Laurel Hill Road, Columbia, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25. Smedley Funeral Home, Ltd., Marietta, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Bible Church, P.O. Box 180, Marietta, PA 17547. To share a fond memory of Greg, please visit www.lifecelbration.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Sept. 20, 2012