Robert H Bryant
Robert H. Bryant, Sr., 90, of Springfield, died at 9:35 am, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Villa Healthcare West. He was born November 23, 1922 in Springfield, IL to Asa and Alice Hamilton Bryant. He married Agnes Jane Metzger May 31, 1952 and she preceded him in death March 19, 2012. Also preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers: Kenneth and Asa and two infant siblings.
Surviving are one daughter, Mary (Steve) Redshaw of Chatham; one son, Robert (Christine) Bryant of Sherman; four grandchildren, Amber (Jeremy) Champion of Chatham, Kristin (Dana) Stokien of Wauconda, Sean (Shannon) White and Gary (Cleta) White both of Springfield; seven great grandchildren, Carston and Abbey Champion, Langdon Stokien, Blake, Ben, William and Isabella White and one brother, William Bryant of Bowling Green, MO.
Mr. Bryant lived in Springfield all of his life. He retired from Prairie Farms Dairy after 44 years. He was an Army Veteran serving during World War II. Mr. Bryant was a member of the Lou Settles bowling league, loved to golf and was a diehard Cardinals fan.
Graveside Service: 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Interveterans Burial Detail.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.