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Davis-Morris Funeral Home

800 Center Ave, Brownwood, TX

OBITUARY

Jon Howard Bryan

November 21, 1935November 28, 2019
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Jon Howard Bryan, age 84, of Goldthwaite, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the Goldthwaite Health and Rehab Center. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 PM Friday, December 6, at the First Baptist Church in Goldthwaite with Bro. Doug Holtzclaw officiating. His body was cremated under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home of Brownwood. He was born November 21, 1935 in Houston, Texas the son of John and Ruth Wallace Bryan. Following graduation from high school, he attended and graduated from the University of Houston. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He worked for Honeywell as a computer salesman and later for IBM and XL\Datacomp. He owned his own business, Business Integrators until his retirement. He had been a resident of Goldthwaite living on their ranch for the past fifteen years moving from Houston. He was married to Layla Glaser in 1984. Jon was a strong supporter of sports especially the Houston Astros and the Goldthwaite Eagles. He and his wife traveled all over the world playing Senior Softball with the Senior Softball Players Association and was inducted into the Senior Softball Hall of Fame. He was won three world championship rings while involved in the league. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a publisher and author and had his own blog, JonBryan.com. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Goldthwaite and considered the members his family. He is survived by his son, Randy Bryan and wife Debbie of San Marcos, two daughters Laura Mitchell and son-in-law Mike Mitchell of Goldthwaite, Suzanne Culbertson and husband Paul of Paris, ten grandchildren, Austin Bryan, Rebekah Belt and husband Daniel, Sean Bryan, Jeremy Bryan, Colton Mitchell, Mikayla Mitchell, Wesley Culbertson, Will Culbertson, Sara Edwards and husband J. T. and Brad Bryan, and three great-grandchildren, Kallyn, Brayden, and Lakelyn. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Layla Bryan and a son, Brad Bryan. The family requests memorials be made to the First Baptist Church of Goldthwaite or a favorite charity. Friends are encouraged to sign the guestbook at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his son, Randy Bryan and wife Debbie of San Marcos, two daughters Laura Mitchell and son-in-law Mike Mitchell of Goldthwaite, Suzanne Culbertson and husband Paul of Paris, ten grandchildren, Austin Bryan, Rebekah Belt and husband Daniel, Sean Bryan, Jeremy Bryan, Colton Mitchell, Mikayla Mitchell, Wesley Culbertson, Will Culbertson, Sara Edwards and husband J. T. and Brad Bryan, and three great-grandchildren, Kallyn, Brayden, and Lakelyn.


    He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Layla Bryan and a son, Brad Bryan.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, December 6, 2019

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Kathy Pribble

December 6, 2019

My thoughts are with Jon’s family today as you celebrate his big life. Jon left us the legacy of family history and funny stories that I will treasure always. I am so sorry I cannot be with you all as you remember our sweet cousin. I’m glad I was able to share his Grandma Ella Bryan’s tea cakes recipe with him!! Much love to all.

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