Carthage, NC
Wesley Allen Bryant, age 22 of Carthage died Wednesday (August 1, 2012) at FirstHealth Moore Regional in Pinehurst.
Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Sunday at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home conducted by Mike Bass. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 3:00.
Wesley was born in Cumberland County to Dale and Barbara Carver Bryant. He graduated from Union Pines High School in 2008. He also graduated Cum Laude from the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University this summer. For the past six years he worked part time at Food Lion in Carthage as a cashier. He was a talented musician and had a good mind for business. While in high school he started the band, Seventh Denial and later started his current band, As Oceans. Currently he was working an internship at Dirt Lab Studio in Sanford.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a brother Sean Michael Bryant of Carthage and his grandmother Loretta Sue Carver of Hope Mills.
Memorials may be made to: the American Heart Association, @, American Heart Association 4217 Park Place Ct Glen Allen VA 23060-9979, or to the donors favorite charity.

Memories Timeline


  1. May the memories held deep within your heart, help to soothe you. You’re in my prayers. With deepest sympathy. Much Love, Kevin & Kristy Nolan

  2. To Wes’s family:
    On behalf of the entire Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University, I want to offer my sincere condolences to you. We have been proud to see Wes’s picture on the 2011-12 audition posters for the Hayes School. His image t

  3. Wes was such a nice guy and I enjoyed talking with him at Union Pines and later on at Food Lion too. He was always eager to share what was going on in his life with his music and college and interested in what was going on in others lives as well. I will

  4. I always enjoyed speaking with Wesley at the checkout line @ The Food Lion in Carthage. He always shared what was going on with himself while attending ASU. He really was a beacon for college and he enjoyed attending ASU as much as I did when I attended t

  5. Dale and Barbara, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that the whole cycling community has you in our thoughts and prayers. Amelia K.

  6. I worked with Wesley at Food Lion. He always had a smile on his face and so very pleasant. You will be missed so much!!! Lisa Waters

  7. Wesley was one of the most conscientious and respectful students I EVER encountered. This is a terrible loss, and my thoughts are with the family. Peace and strength, Joby Bell, faculty, ASU School of Music

  8. Wesley was such a brilliant student when I was the principal at Carthage. His contagious smile and quick intellect made him a joy to know and talk with each day. I was so proud when he told me he graduated with honors from ASU…my old university. My sinc

  9. Wesley, you were taken away far too soon. You were such an awesome, talented, smart, young man. It was a pleasure being your neighbor for 5 years and having you around Brianna, Emilee and Bryan during those teenage years. Everytime I saw you at Food Lion

  10. Sorry to hear about Wesley. Your family are in my prayers. he was such a wonderful young man. He always spoke to me at Food Lion. I remember him well at the school center. Linda Price

  11. Wes I’m sad to know you’re not with us anymore. You have always been an amazing friend. You had such a great spirit and a huge heart. Everyone you came in contact with you made smile. You have touched some many lives. Now it’s your turn to rest. You and y

  12. Wesley was one of the nicest people I have ever met. I will miss his huge bear hugs and his laugh. I am so sorry for your loss.

  13. Wes, you were one of the most wonderful people I knew. Kind, friendly, and always willing to step up and take the lead, or just be part of the team. Thanks so much for being a great friend. I’m so sorry I can’t be there today. We will miss you.

  14. Many of us in the on-line gaming community send our sincerest condolences. Wes was an avid World of Warcraft player and made many on-line friends as a result. I never met him personally but had many voice chat conversations with him about the game, life,

  15. Wes, it’s been almost a month since you had to leave us and still I think about you and miss you everyday. Even now my eyes are filled with tears. I never really realized just how much I loved you and treasured your friendship until you were gone. You wer

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