Bobby "Bob" Wayne Bryant of Fort Worth, Texas, went peacefully to be with the Lord on May 27, 2022, surrounded by his family. Bob was born to Marvin and Virgie (Chasteen) Bryant on Sept. 7, 1933, in Mansfield, Texas. He spent his formative years growing up in Baytown, Texas, near Houston.
Bob enlisted in the United States Navy in 1951 and honorably served his country in the Korean War rising to the rank of MM3. He received numerous decorations including good conduct in his service in China and the Presidential Unit Citation during the Japanese occupation. He went on to pursue a career as a master barber for over 40 years befofe retiring in 1995.
Bob married the love of his life, Beatrice "Bea" Williams on Dec. 31, 1955. They spent 66 wonderful years together.
Bob was a husband, father and man of God. He was member of the Fielder Church - South Oaks Campus, where he was a deacon and he taught the Toppers Class at South Oaks for over 25 years. He was also an avid golfer and Grandaddy to five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Virgie Bryant; and his brothers, Jim Bryant, George Bryant and Otis Bryant.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving wife, Beatrice Bryant; daughter, Karla Newman; sons, Brad Bryant and wife Nancy, Keith Bryant and wife Adrienne; grandchildren, Kourtney Redden and husband Sammy, Rebekah Poisson and husband Matt, Candace Cavallo and husband Matt, Will Bryant, Ben Bryant and wife Ashley; great-grandchildren, Gloriana and Casey Redden and Luke Cavallo; brother, Eugene Bryant and wife Jonell; and numerous extended family and friends.
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