Joseph Wayne Bryant

Joseph Wayne Bryant, 57, of Landis, N.C., passed away March 13, 2014, at Tucker Hospice House, following a period of declining health.

Mr. Bryant was born on Aug. 6, 1956, in Wood County, W.Va., a son of Sherman Bryant of Buckhannon, W.Va., and the late Frances Hutchinson Bryant.

Mr. Bryant was employed as a service technician for AT&T and was a member of the mens auxillary of VFW Post 8989. He was a devout Pittsburgh Steelers fan who enjoyed golfing, hunting and being with his family. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Bryant will be 2 p.m. today at Whitley’s Funeral Home Main Chapel, Kannapolis, N.C., with the Rev. Mike Hubbard officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove.

In addition to his father, he is survived by daughters, April Bryant of the home and Shenna Bryant of Charlotte; a son, Joseph Allen Bryant and wife, Tamieka, of Norfolk, Va.; granddaughters, Maelyn Honbarger and Kayla Bryant; a grandson, Jayden Bryant; brothers, Gene Bryant of Buckhannon, W.Va., and Dave Bryant of Spencer, W.Va.; sisters, Pam Thomas and husband, Ronald, of Panama City, Fla., Rosemary Wigmore and husband, Al, of Mt. Dora, Fla., Debra Hunning and husband, Kevin, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Becky Thames and husband, Dave, of Charleston, S.C., and Frances Mary Martin and husband, Scott, of Rockledge, Fla.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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