Gary Robert Bryant


May 21, 1958
- June 22, 2018

BANGOR AND BROWNVILLE - Gary Robert Bryant, 60, passed away unexpectedly on June 22, 2018, at his home in Bangor. Gary was born on May 21, 1958, in Milo, to Robert and Dodie (Russell) Bryant. He retired from the United States Postal Service in 2016 after more than 30 years of service. He enjoyed spending his winters in Florida with Tom and Debbie, where he also fished and played golf with his friend, Paul Lagrange. Gary also enjoyed playing pool, cards, and golfing with his Maine friends, John and Karen Phillips, Ken Carr, Frank Rapp, and Ken Jay.
Gary is survived by his father, Robert Bryant, of Brownville; his three children, Matthew and Melissa Bryant, Nicholas Bryant, and Emily Bryant and her boyfriend, Matthew Rowe, all of Bangor; two sisters, Debra and Thomas Kotredes, of Bangor, and Deanna and Kenneth Greenlaw, of Milo; nieces and nephews, Jessica and Mark Yusikones, Levon Russell, Luke and Lisa Kotredes, and Robert and Sagarika Kotredes and Logan Greenlaw; one granddaughter, Mira; and grand-nieces and grand-nephews, Nolan, Kyle, Thomas, Erin, Timir, and Tarali; as well as a special aunt, Evelyn and Rick Lam; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Gary was predeceased by his mother, Dodie Bryant, in 2011.
Relatives and friends are welcome to call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center Street, Bangor. Private interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Milo. Those who wish to remember Gary in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Maine Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com
"A basketball player, a real swell guy, great friend to all - yet kind of shy."
Published in the Bangor Daily News on June 25, 2018


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