Jerry Wayne Bryant

Roanoke Valley, Virginia

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To all of the Bryant family, particularly Travis:

It was devastating to hear the news of Jerry's passing last week, and I am regretful I was unable to join you all in Roanoke last week to celebrate his life and legacy.

Jerry was a selfless father and a great coach. His tough demeanor but genuine compassion and love for all of his players molded many young men, myself included.

I'll never forget our hilarious road trip to Clemson for the Wake game during...

My family and I are so sorry for your loss. Coach Bryant was a blessing to my boys Allen, Thomas,and James Bell when they were younger. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you all. The Bell Family

Brenda - I am so sorry to learn of Jerry's illness and death. I remember Jerry as always having a smile and having a lot of fun. You, Jerry, and I graduated together at WBHS. I know you will miss him beyond words. I pray that the Lord Jesus will give you peace and comfort in these challenging days.

So sorry to hear about your loss. We will miss seeing Jerry on his daily ,walks. Garland and Kay Parry and family.RCPC

To all the Bryant Family~~

We are all so saddened by your loss. Jerry was a fine coach and spent hours on the soccer field with David and many other kids. We appreciate so much what he did for our son and many others. May you all find peace and comfort in these difficult times.

Roger & Susan Magerkurth


I cannot begin to tell you the sadness i felt when i heard of Jerry's passing. My sister in law sent me the notice in the Roanke Times. From the time i met Jerry as pledges at DKS he was one of most memorable men i ever knew. I can remember some of those times like they were yesterday and they were certainly some of the best times of my life. He told me many times he was a lucky man to have you has his wife and i know he will be greatly missed. My best to you and the...


I am so very sorry for your loss. My sister-in-law passed the news on to me today. It would take pages to tell all the great times i had with you and Jerry. From the time that we pledged together at DKS and on for the rest of my life he was one of the most memorable men i ever met. Some of the stories are legends. He was a good husband and father and i can tell you he told me on a number of occasions he was a lucky man to have you by his side in life. My deepest regrets to...

I am Sonny Boyd and I was Jerry's wrestling coach at Wm. Byrd. I was very fond of Jerry. He was a fine young man and I know he grew up to be a fine man. I know he will be missed.

Brenda, we're so sorry to hear of Jerry's death. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.


Jerry's Obituaries

Loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and coach to many, Jerry Wayne Bryant, 63, passed away with his family by his side on Sunday, October 6, 2013.Jerry was born on October 13, 1949 in Roanoke, Virginia. Jerry, the son of the late Wilton Hugh Bryant and Marjorie Scott Bryant of Vinton,...

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