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Robery Herrick Bryan


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Robert Herrick Bryan

Robert Herrick Bryan, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many was born in Cleveland, Ohio on June 4, 1929 and passed away in Lomita, California on August 28, 2016.
He grew up in Bedford, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University in Athens, with a BA degree in Industrial Engineering and reported for active duty in the United States Air Force, serving his country from July 1951 to January 1958. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain.
Robert married Eileen G. Donnelly June 1951 forming a union resulting in 3 children and eventually relocated the family to Torrance in the early 1960's with a job offer from Mattel Toys. He enjoyed golfing with friends, family and co-workers over the years and his third passion behind family and golf was playing blackjack in Las Vegas.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents (Thomas and Eleanor Bryan), his sister (Ruth White), his former wife and friend (Eileen Rivet). He is survived by 3 children and their families, Diane (Bryan) and Darrell Greenwald of Hermosa Beach, Thomas and Cynthia Bryan of Torrance, Robert and Lynnette Bryan of Hilliard, Ohio; 6 grandchildren Cindy (Greenwald) and Jared Bever, Darrell Greenwald Jr. and Kristen Greenwald all of Hermosa Beach, Katie (Bryan) and Matt Kang of Torrance, Emily Bryan of Torrance and Ethan Bryan of Hilliard, Ohio; 2 great-grandchildren, Mason and Sophia Kang of Torrance.
Robert has been cremated and his ashes will be scattered at sea in a private family service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to either the or the Wounded Warrior Project. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Sept. 17, 2016
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