ALTO - Samuel "Kyle" Bryant, 64, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012.
He was born in Dublin, the son of the late E.K. Bud and Callie Simmons Bryant. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force, where he served in Guam during the Vietnam War. Mr. Bryant was a Member of the Buford Masonic Lodge #292 and also a member of the Peace Officers Association of Georgia. He was commander of the Mountain Judicial Drug Task Force and the Narcotic and Criminal Suppression Team. Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Bryant.
Survivors include a daughter, Callie Bryant, Braselton; lifetime companion Carmen Adams, Alto; former wife, Debra Bryant, Braselton; stepson, Steve Stewart, Gainesville; brothers and a sister, Kenneth (Hazel) Bryant, Buford, Wanda (Ralph) Crumbley, Gray, Larry (Connie) Bryant, Macon; sister-in-law, Diane McCrillis, Buford; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday November 28, at 2 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Stewart officiating. The interment will follow at Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery in Braselton with Rick Bridgeman, Heath Migliore, Rick Kloog, Brian Rickman, Sam Beard and Herman Roscoe Cronic honored as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rich McCrillis, Ralph Crumbley, Charles Chapman, and John Cody. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 27, at the funeral home from 1 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Open Arms Food Ministry at Cornerstone Assembly of God, 3622 Atlanta Hwy., Flowery Branch GA 30542.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.