Memorial Funeral Chapel

1515 South College Ave, Bryan, TX


Johnny Zavodny Sr.

August 17, 1930November 28, 2019

Johnny Daniel Zavodny, Sr., 89, of Bryan passed away Thursday, November 28 at Hospice Brazos Valley Inpatient Facility.

Graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 2 at Bryan City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 – 6 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.

Johnny was born August 17, 1930 in Caldwell the son of Franklin Joseph and Annie (Matcek) Zavodny. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant with the Military Police during the Korean War. Johnny worked for GTE-Verizon and retired after many years of service. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and having his grandchildren and great-grandchildren near him.

Johnny is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Zavodny; son and daughter-in-law, Johnny Jr. and Angela Zavodny; three sisters and four brothers.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Glen Airhart; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Tena Zavodny; brother, Frank Zavodny; grandchildren, Morgan Culp and husband Phillip, Leighan Poston, Stephanie Zavodny; great-grandchildren, Lana, Raul, Riley, Natalie, Emily and Kimberly; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley.



  • VISITATION Sunday, December 1, 2019
  • GRAVESIDE SERVICE Monday, December 2, 2019




Johnny Zavodny Sr.

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Carolyn Grant

December 2, 2019

I have been away from Texas for many years. All of my memories of Uncle Jake are from my childhood days of visits to Grandma Zavodny's. We always had homemade chicken noodle soup and fresh bread and pie. Uncle Jake and my other uncles were always laughing and playing dominoes on an outside table.
I know he will be missed by his family and friends.
In Deepest Sympathy,
Carolyn K. Grant ("Kookie" )