Lynn David Bryant, age 81 of Jonesboro, died Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the Marion VA Medical Center. He was born February 18, 1941 in Jonesboro, the son of William Carl “Pee Wee” and Nola Mary (Harris) Bryant.
Lynn is survived by his children, Tammy (Michael) Sheffer of Anna, Jason (Heidie) Bryant of Murphysboro, Virgil (Tonya) Diel of Cairo, Vandy Diel of Lacenter, KY; ten grandchildren, Noah M., Mason D., and Eli C. Bryant, Kaylee (Tim) Bequette, Michael Patrick Sheffer II (Angelica Jimenez), Logan (Heather) Sheffer, Paul Sheffer, Benjamin Diel, Faith (Chris) Agbayani, Charity Diel,; two great-grandchildren, Michael Patrick Sheffer III, Maverick Sheffer and one on the way in 2023; brother, Carl “Junior” Bryant of Cape Girardeau, MO; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William Louie Bryant.
Lynn worked many years for the Trojan Powder Company and Transcraft until his retirement. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during Vietnam. Lynn loved spending time with his family, traveling, and going out to eat.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2022 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Pastor Larry Dean Worthen officiating. Interment will be in the Alto Pass Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Carroll P. Foster Post 3455 of the V.F.W. in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard Military Team of Marion. Friends may visit after 12:00 noon and until the service hour at 2:00 on Monday, November 21, 2022 at the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sunshine Inn Meals on Wheels. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.