In Memory

Joe Bryant

Joe Bryant


Joe Wallace Bryant, 63, of Denton, TX went to Heaven peacefully on Friday, October 5, 2007. He was a Lifetime Master Mason Member of the Stanfield Lodge in Denton, TX. He was born in Sacramento, CA on Sept. 7, 1944 to William Bill Bryant and Gretchen Hodge Bryant. He spent his childhood years in Denton, TX, Abilene, TX, St. Louis, MO, Greenville, SC, Miami Beach, FL, and Jasper, TX. He was a Jasper Bulldog Football player, a 1963 graduate of Denton HS and attended UNT. He was employed at Moore's Business Forms as a Press Operator from 1966 -1987, UNT from 1988-1998, Denton Regional Medical Center from 1998-2005, and United Copper Industries from 2005-2006.

He is survived by his Father, William (Bill) Bryant and wife, Jessie Ellis Bryant of Denton, one daughter, Kimberly Bryant Manzer and husband, John Manzer, and one Granddaughter, Gretchen Jewel Manzer of Denton, one sister, Gretchen Bryant Campbell and brother in law, Grayford Campbell and nephew, Derek Campbell of Ft. Worth, TX, a nephew, Blaine Foy and children of Myrtle Beach, SC, one Aunt, Nova BryantDickson of Houston, TX, and one Uncle, Robert Hodge and wife, Ann Hodge of Denver, CO, and many fun, loving first cousins. He was preceded in death by his precious Mother, Gretchen Bryant, two brothers, Robert Bryant and William Bill Bryant, Jr. of Denton.

Joe loved trains, planes and WWII books and films. He also loved fence building, gardening, his pets, geography and all music. He was a wonderful Father.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Friday, October 19 at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Denton with Pastor John Lindsay officiating. Mulkey Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the services. Flowers are being accepted at the Funeral Home, or memorials can be made to the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Denton. Thanks to all of his family and friends. He will be dearly missed.

Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home

705 N. Locust Denton, TX 76201

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07/17/10 01:20 AM #1    

Regina Rawls (Hayes)

Joe was one of the sweetest and one of the most sensitive boys I knew in high school.  I really enjoyed being his friend  --  he was a lot of fun to be around!          Regina Rawls Hayes

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