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James A. Bryant

March 19, 1939 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 81)


James A. Bryant, 81, of Columbus, Ohio died at 3:46pm on Monday, December 28, 2020 at his home.

Born March 19, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Henry and Maxine Stolts Bryant.

Jim liked to hunt, fish and drink beer; was the World’s Greatest Dad.

Survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Thompson Bryant; children, Dick (Michelle) Bryant, Debra (Rodger) Rose, James (Becky) Bryant, Jr., Penny Lynn (Johnny) Baker and Jack (Mindi) Bookhamer; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol Reed and May Baness; brother, Bill Bryant.

In addition to his parents, preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Meeker and two brothers, Walter and Richard Bryant.

Private family calling hours and services will be held on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at the Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio.

Burial will be in Whipstown Cemetery.

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