Carthage, NC


Arthur Edwin Bryant, age 85 of Carthage died Wednesday (June 5, 2014) at ManorCare of Pinehurst.


A graveside service will be 2:00 PM Sunday at Mitchell’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Booneville, NC. The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage on Saturday from 4:00 -6:00 PM.


A native of Yadkin County he was a son of the late Nereus and Beulah Long Bryant. Born into the Methodist faith,  he was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean war. He fought in the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees at N.C. State University and taught physics at Sandhills Community College for 23 years after which he retired.


He was preceded in death by six sisters, one brother and his beloved canine companion Murphy.


He is survived by: his wife of 53 years Wanda Hendricks Bryant and two brothers Albert Long Bryant of Hamptonville and Charles Hugh Bryant of Memphis.


Memorials may be made to: the Luke Marion Scholarship Fund at Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is Carthage is assisting the Bryant family.


Memories Timeline


  1. Dear family, I did not know Arthur personally but I wanted to express my deepest sympathy. When I lost loved ones in death, I found comfort in God’s Word, the Bible. At John 5:28,29 Jesus Christ promised that ‘the hour is coming when all those in the memo

  2. Mr Bryant taught me physics. He taught me to enjoy physics. We’ve lost a good teacher. I wanted to express my sympathy.

  3. Wanda and family….My sincere sympathy to you. I worked with Arthur at SCC, though in another department. Even so, I came to know Arthur as a kind and gentle soul. My fondest remembrance of Arthur was his smile. It was so friendly and, i might say, a lit

  4. Our hearts are saddened by our loss of a great neighbor. He was a great professor at Sandhills Community College who I(Larry) highly respected.

    He always was telling stories about his cows and pigs. He loved his wife dearly and spoke of her often.

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