Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

June 17, 2014

Billy John Bryant

Corsicana Daily Sun

—  Celebration of Life services for Billy John Bryant will be held Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Hallsville at 10 a.m.  The services will be officiated by Von Schattel.  Billy John will be buried at Rosewood Park under the direction of Rader Funeral Home.  A visitation will take place Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel between 6 and 8 p.m.

 Billy John was born on June 19, 1974 in Shreveport, Louisiana and died Saturday, June 14, 2014 in Corsicana, Texas.  

He was preceded in death by grandparents Kelly and Virginia Byrd of Bradley, Arkansas and Jack Bryant of Castor, Louisiana.

He is survived by his wife Charlotte Hardy Bryant, daughter Savannah Bryant and son Brendan Bryant, all of Corsicana; daughter Raney Bryant and son Landon Bryant of Hallsville;  mother and father Dianna and Danny Bryant of Longview;  brother Kyle Bryant and wife Jennifer of Hallsville.  He is also survived by in-laws Tommy and Crystal Hardy of Longview; sister in-law Rachel Pipkin and husband Joey of Hallsville, brother in-law Parker Hardy and wife Jordan of Longview; brother in-law Jason Hardy and wife Susan of Kemp. Survivors also include his grandmother Mary Bryant of Castor, Louisiana; uncles David Byrd and wife Lana of Bradley, Arkansas living in Chesterfield, Virginia and David Bryant and wife Ann of Helfin, Louisiana.  He had several nieces and nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Bryant, Jeff Benson, Joe Gable, Paul Curry, Todd Mayes, Donny Huffman, Parker Hardy and Kyle Oney.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Bush, Chad Kindle, Jason Pollard, Marc Smith, Dale Grider, Chris Raborn, Jessie James, Jr. and Jessie James, Sr.