William Paul Bryant, Jr “Bill” went to be with his Lord on March 20, 2018 in Fort Myers, Florida at the age of 91.
Bill was born in St. Petersburg, Fl. on 4/15/1926 to William Paul Bryant, Sr and Agnes (Riddle) Bryant. Bill graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1944. After graduating from High School, he enlisted in the US Navy in 1944 and was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1945.
Bill is survived by his beloved wife, Mary (Vigliano) Bryant who he married on March 29, 1949 in Savanah, Georgia. Bill is survived by his 4 children; Kimberly (Bryant) Arlington and husband David Arlington, Lisa (Bryant) Groff and husband Michael Groff, William Paul Bryant III and wife Joan Bryant, Bonne (Bryant) Bete; 14 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Cheryl (Bryant) Short and husband David Short; predeceased by a sister Norma Jean (Bryant) Chatfield and Brother Robert R Bryant.
After marrying the love of his life, he work in a variety of jobs including sales and then started his own company called Bryant Aluminum Products on Cape Cod Massachusetts until his retirement.
Bill was a born again Christian and served as a Sunday school teacher and Deacon in several churches where he lived in Florida and Cape Cod Massachusetts.
Burial is at the National Cemetery Sarasota, Florida.
A family memorial gathering will be at a later date.