John Charles Bryant was born May 18, 1959, in Jamesport, Missouri.

John Charles Bryant was born May 18, 1959, in Jamesport, Missouri. He was the son of Charles Franklin Bryant, known as Bill, and Doris Nadine (Boyer) Bryant. He went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. 

He lived most of his life in and around Breckenridge, Missouri. 

Preceding him in death was his father; grandparents; two brothers, three sisters, Joel, Phillip, Mina Lee, Marilyn Bryant and Grace O’Dell; and one uncle. 

Survivors include his mother, Doris Bryant of Hamilton, Missouri; one niece, Trixie Gentry Ross and husband Randy of Chillicothe, Missouri; two aunts, Marilyn Harding of Kansas City, Kansas, and Roberta Maddock of Maysville, Missouri; and several cousins and friends. 

John accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior at an early age, and was baptized at Calvary Baptist Church, Chillicothe. After straying away from the Lord, he returned to his faith later in life and attended Breckenridge Baptist Church, and other churches. 

John attended school in Breckenridge, Missouri. After dropping out of school, he later completed his GED. He was also a certified welder, certified small engine mechanic, and was certified in body and fender repair. He served in the United States Army in Germany during peace time. 

John was kind and respectful to older people, forgiving, and was willing to help anyone. He will be missed by those who loved him. 

A Memorial Service will be held at the Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Missouri, on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Missouri, on Saturday, December 10, 2016, one hour prior to the service from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. Burial will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery, Breckenridge, Missouri, at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Manor and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Pitts Funeral Home, Breckenridge, Missouri.