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Barry Eugene Bryant

October 13, 2020

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Barry Eugene Bryant, 67, of Forest passed away surrounded by his entire family Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Born May 29, 1953 in Lynchburg he was the son of the late David and Madeline Bryant.

He graduated from Brookville High School where he lettered and excelled in basketball. Barry volunteered for the Forest Volunteer Fire Department, loved to watch NASCAR, enjoyed spending time at The Lake, and adored his entire family, especially his grandchildren. After marriage, he opened a Men’s Outlet for some years but was drawn toward his Dads calling in Real Estate. Barry transitioned from tweeds to deeds was a natural. He was a second-generation Real Estate Broker winning Salesman of the year in 1981 exceeding sales of 1.9 million.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Bonnie Bryant; children, Blake Bryant and his wife, Andrea, and their children, Emerald and Zach Bryant; and Jennifer Bryant Foster and her husband Watt Foster and their children, Tristan Strathy, Madeline, Bobby, and Hilton Foster; great grandson, Ronin Bryant; sister, Carroll Brown and her husband Wayne; sister in law, Jane Campbell and her husband Melvin, brother in law, James E. Moses Jr., and a host of other family members.

Barry was of the Baptist Faith and a former member of Old Forest Road Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Barry’s name to: Meals on Wheels, The American Heart Association, or Gleaning for the World.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg with visitation one hour prior.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.


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