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James Hendry Bryson


August 21, 2017

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James Hendry Bryson

James Hendry Bryson died Aug. 13, 2017, at Elizabeth House in Fletcher.

He was born April 10, 1927, in Schenectady, N.Y.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Reno; his children, James (Jacqueline), of Maryland, Jessica (John McCambridge), of Pennsylvania, Jordan, of Virginia and Jeffrey (Megan), of Connecticut; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his parents, James and Grace; sisters, Grace Jones, Mary Loftus, and Jean Allen; and a daughter, Jill.

He proudly served in the USMC for 10 years during World War II and Korea and was a systems engineer with IBM, retiring in 1987.

He volunteered at Hospice and Literacy Volunteers in Stamford, Conn. and Hendersonville. He was instrumental in starting the Stephen Ministry program at Etowah United Methodist Church.

A Celebration of Life service will be Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Etowah United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102 PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057 or a charity of choice.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is serving the family.


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