John Franklin Bryant, 88 passed Tuesday Sep 11, 2018 in Hobbs NM. He was born October 1, 1929, in Knox City TX. He later moved to Hobbs NM in 1937 and married Billie Ruth Fullerton July 27, 1948 in Wichita Falls TX. They celebrated 55 Years of marriage.
John served in the Air force and upon discharge he worked in the oilfield with various companies. He took pride in being a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother and took pride in serving as Chaplin in the Honor Guard. John was a faithful Servant of the Lord and longtime member of Jefferson Street Church of Christ.
Funeral services for John Franklin Bryant of Hobbs will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, September 15 at Jefferson Street Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Prairie Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Held 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday September 14 with family in attendance 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, at Chapel of Hope Funeral Home.
John is survived by two sons Keith and Ronda Bryant of Tuttle, OK and Gerald and Brenda Bryant of Hobbs NM, grandkids: Amy and Bryan DeLong, Scott and Courtney Bryant, Nicki and Chris Searcy, Kami Bryant and Kacee Bryant, four great-grandchildren Hallie, Brexton, Madison, and Kallen, and two surviving sisters; Mary Jane and Don Baugh, and Barbara Martin.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, his parents, one brother, and four sisters.
We are so sorry for your families loss! It’s never easy saying goodbye (or, until we meet again), but I know you’re all thankful he’s not suffering. May God wrap his loving arms around you today, and in the days ahead! Love & Prayers! 🙏❤️🙏
Roger and Karen Head and Josh HeadHobbs, NM
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers to your family.
Travis and Connie TeagueHobbs, NM
Sending my prayers to you Gerald, Brenda, Kami, Kacee, Nicki and your whole family
I am sorry for your loss
Leha SearcyPinetop, AZ
I always thought Uncle John was one of the smartest people I ever met. I loved to listen to him talk about anything. I learned so much. He will be missed and remembered. I wish I could be there but my family and I send our love and prayers. Love you Uncle John.
Damon GriffinLa mesa, NM
I cherish many Thanksgiving over the years with Uncle John Franklin and Aunt Billie Ruth as a child. They are great memories. So sorry I can’t be there for you and your family. He was so loved. So sorry for your loss.
Leora Agnew HillArlington, TX
Uncle John, you were a great man and uncle, I learned a lot from you. You will be missed by many, and loved by many, John
John RudowskiOscoda, MI
I enjoyed many years working with Big Jon at Dresser. I pray for peace for all the family.
Edd BigbeeSalado, TX
I'm so sorry for your family's loss. I always knew him as Big John. He was a very nice man & I pray God gives you all peace & comfort.God bless you, Marjorie Hawkins Williams
Marjorie Hawkins WilliamsTulsa, OK