Graveside memorial services for Doyle Wayne Bryant, 74, of Bridgeport, Texas will be 10:30 am Friday, November 26, 2021 at Eastside Cemetery in Bridgeport, officiated by Pastor Jeff Honeycutt. Doyle passed away Tuesday, November 16 in Decatur, Texas.
He was born April 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas to Melvin Ludy Bryant and wife Lawana Faye (Harris) Bryant.
He served in the US Army for over six years during the Vietnam conflict and was stationed in Germany, where he met Johanna Boeglmuller. On December 22, 1969 the couple married and were together 50 years until her passing on May 21, 2020.
Doyle worked in the oil and gas industry for 34 years, first for Mitchell Energy, and later for Devon Energy.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking, and spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren.
He leaves behind children Bettina Hill and husband Robert of Bridgeport, Peggy Bryant of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Rolf Zoerkendoerfer of Boyd, Texas; brothers Jerry Bryant of Bridgeport, and Johnny Bryant and wife Martha, also of Bridgeport; grandchildren Katie Rogers and husband Marc of Hurst, Texas, Andrew Hill of The Colony, Texas, Christopher Hill and girlfriend Anastasia Rodriguez of Paradise, Texas, and Lewis Bright of Boyd, Texas; and great-granddaughters Caitlin Downey, and Bailey Downey; and a whole host of nieces, nephews, a few cousins, and friends.
Doyle was preceded in death by his parents, wife Johanna Bryant, and brother Delwyn Bryant.
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