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"Red" Darrell Bryant
October 23, 1958 - February 13, 2019
The family will greet friends and relatives from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday at Bishop Funeral Service.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, at Emmanuel Baptist Church officiated by the Rev. Keith Kinnamon. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery. Masonic services will be provided by Staples Lodge No. 117, officiatd by Mark Halyard.
Pallbearers will be Richard Smith, Hunter Ezell, Daniel Duvall, Daniel Smith, J.D. Grissom and Jeff Daniels.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of Kiowa Staples Lodge No. 117, Sammy McBride, Christopher McBride, John Ezell and Rich Stembaugh.
Red was born to Frank and Patsy (Ivey) Bryant on October 23, 1958, in McAlester. He attended McAlester schools, where he played football for the Buffaloes and graduated in 1980.
Red married Patricia Ann McBride on September 11, 1981, in McAlester.
He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the City of McAlester, retiring in 2008.
He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, gardening and watching his grandchildren play sports.
He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was initiated into the Kiowa-Staples Lodge No. 117 on November 15, 2004.
Red is survived by his mother, Patsy Buxbaum; wife, Patty Bryant; daughters, Lindsey Smith and husband, Richard, and Ashley Bryant; son, James "J.J." Bryant Jr.; four grandchildren, Hunter Ezell, Kevin Ezell, Clayton Bryant, and Jaxson Smith; sister, Phyllis Duvall and Rich Stembaugh; niece, Katye Duvall; nephew, Daniel Duvall and wife, Beverly, all of McAlester; mother-in-law and father-in-law, JoAnn McBride and Sam; brother-in-law, Steven McBride; nephews, Sammy McBride, all of McAlester, and Christopher McBride and wife, Amanda, and great-nephew, Kyle McBride, all of Eufaula.
in memory of "Red"
Obituary published in
Friday February 15, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory
110 South 3rd Street, McAlester, OK, USA
Saturday February 16, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Emmanuel Baptist Church
2625 North Hickory Street, McAlester, OK, USA