Mr. Charles Leonard Bryant Sr., 82, of Connelly Springs, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Amorem Hospice of Burke, following a period of declining health.
Charles was born on July 19, 1940 in Catawba County to the late, Thurman Cicero Bryant and Annie Johnson Bryant. He spent most of his life in the chicken farming business.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy G. Bryant of the home, seven children: Karen Walker and husband Gary of Connelly Springs, Robin Jones and husband Gregory of Valdese, Charles Bryant Jr. and wife Lisa of Myrtle Beach, Shannon Bryant and wife Heather of Austin, TX, Crystal Bryant and husband Ralph of Morganton, Cassie Hansely and husband Scott of Newton, and Rachel Ward of the UK. Also surviving are two brothers, Coley and Ray Bryant both of Connelly Springs, eleven grandchildren: Brian McDaniels Jr., Sarah McDaniels, Joseph McDaniels, Jarrod Young, Emily Workman, Trevor Bryant, Nicholas Hansley, Ben Ward, Bella Ward, Elijah Ward and Peyton Whitehead, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 12:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service, with Chaplain Jaime Hazel officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Rutherford College.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 11:00 A. M. till 12:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent Amorem Hospice of Burke, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28690.
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Bryant family.