Mr. David Lester Bryant

Mr. David Lester Bryant, age 79, of Newnan, GA, passed away on March 30, 2013 surrounded by his family.

He was a native of Troup County where he was born Nov. 21, 1933, and was the son of the late Marcus Lester and Evie Irene Runels Bryant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Sherian Elaine Thompson Bryant to whom he was married Dec. 7, 1968.

Mr. Bryant served four years in the United States Air Force. In 1995 he retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad, having served as a clerk for 32 years. He touched many during his life and always conveyed the spirit of a true Christian man. His sense of humor and quick wit endeared him to many.

He is survived by his son, Marcus William Bryant and his wife Jeanette of Sharpsburg and a step-daughter, Sharon Gail Gibby of Newnan. He had four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Ila Mae Martin of LaGrange.

Funeral arrangements are by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson Street in Newnan.

The visitation with the family will be on Tuesday evening, April 2, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, April 3, at 4 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home with Reverend Brian Carroll officiating. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Bryant's memory to The Parkinson's Foundation.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mckoon.com .

McKoon Funeral Home 770-253-4580.


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