Billy M. Bryant, age 89 of West End died Wednesday (June 11, 2014) at his home.


A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at Doubs Chapel United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Robert Ray. The family will receive friends at the home on Friday evening from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.


A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Rufus Ellis and Ida Maude Key Bryant. He attended Campbell University and UNC Chapel Hill. Early in life Billy owned and operated Sinclair Service Station in Carthage and later he went to work with the Department of Correction where he worked for many years retiring as Chief Probation Officer.   He also loved helping his neighbors and community with yard work. And also spent a lot of time at the strawberry barn.


He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Cole Bryant who passed away in 1988.


He is survived by: his daughter Dottie Laton and husband Richard of West End; sisters Rose Denny of Greensboro, Wilma Turberville and husband Tom of Milton, Ruth Barger and husband Winnie of Carthage; brother Charles Bryant and wife Margie of Aberdeen; and was adored by his six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.


Memorials may be made to: Sandhills Teen Challenge, 444 Farm Life School Road, Carthage, NC 28327.


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the Bryant family.


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  1. And he was adored by his nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews, as well. We will all miss our Uncle Billy! Keeping you, Dottie, and all your family in our hearts and prayers….Love and hugs….i

  2. Charles,

    Billy was my first and one of the finest role models outside my family. He made me believe I could do almost anything. When he risked a successful business to resume his education, I was stunned and at the same time in awe of his cou

  3. Dottie

    I am sorry to hear of your father’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. I want you to know I am thinking of you. God bless.

    Cathy Gore Beck

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