Richard G. Bryant, 85, of Frankfort, died at 2:53am on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 28, 1933 in Ross County, the son of the late Harley E. and Flaxie M. Jones Bryant. On August 28, 1965 he married the former Carol B. Harris, to whom he was married for 53 years.
In addition to his wife Carol, Richard is survived by one daughter, Lisa Bryant of Columbus, one daughter-in-law, Julie Bryant of Walla Walla, WA, one brother, Danny L. (Nancy) Bryant of Frankfort, a special cousin, Fred Davis, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and supportive friends and neighbors, and his special cat, Gracie “Hissy.” Richard’s family would also like to thank the nurses, aides, and staff of Heartland Hospice for all their loving care. He was preceded in death by one son, Michael R. Bryant, one sister, Gloria Bryant, two brothers, Wendell (Bernice) Bryant, Joseph R. Bryant, and one nephew, Shawn A. Bryant.
Richard was a graduate of Buckskin High School. He was a farmer, and worked in manufacturing for DuPont, Circleville, where he retired after 31 years. Richard was a member of the Roxabel Second Baptist and Zion Baptist Churches, served as a church usher, and church treasurer. Richard was a 4-H advisor and loved to play and watch sports.
A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Monday, November 26, 2018 in the EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort, with Craig Reichert officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Frankfort. Friends are invited to visit with the Bryant family at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 to 5pm.