William Lawrence Bryant

June 13, 1941January 2, 2014

William “ Larry” Bryant, 72, passed away on Jan. 2, 2014. Born June 13, 1941 in McCreary County, KY. Proudly served in the United States Air Force 1959-1963. Beloved fiancé of Mary Ellen Thome. Loving father of Jodi (Rodney) Carter, Lori (Jeff) Ortlieb, and step daughters JoAnn (Ruben) Davila, Karen (John) Feitl, and Donna (Hank) Schulcz. Dear brother of Alberta (Glen) Davidson, Evelyn (Bill) Muennich, Paulette (Layton) Allen, and Debbie (Keith) Keim. Dear grandfather of Jeremy (Diana)Bryant, Joshua (Jessie) and Josie (Roger) Durham, Megan (Adam) Donaldson, and Logan (Amber) and Rodney (Jessica) Carter, the “Feitl boys” Alex, Ben, T.J., James, Aaron and Danny, and Travis and Kurt Schulcz. Dear great-grandfather of Ethan, Aiden and Paige Donaldson, Autumn and Kirsten Frommling, and Branch Carter. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Proceeded in death by loved ones, parents Lawrence and Lillian Bryant, brother-in-law James Carpenter, nephew Chris Allen and dear friend Andy Beetz. Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 5 from 5-8PM at Schmidt-Dhonau-Kucner Funeral Home, 10980 Reading Rd., Sharonville, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, Jan. 6 at 11 AM at St. John the Baptist Church, 5361 Dry Ridge Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45252. In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions to to the St. John the Baptist Parish building fund.


  • Funeral Service Monday, January 6, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, January 6, 2014

William Lawrence Bryant

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June 21, 2014

Rip my friend. May God be with your loved ones. Fly like an eagle, Larry, you are free.

Josie Durham

January 8, 2014

quotes for the day:

If tears could build a stairway, and memories a lane,
I'd walk right up to heaven and bring you home again.

Treasured in my heart you'll stay, untill we meet again some day.

Josie Durham

January 7, 2014

I will always miss coming to see you every wednesday, walking in and giving you a hug and kiss and hearing you say "Hi Kiddo"!! Just seeing how excited you get when the girls run in to give you hugs and kisses. Your great stories and your smile. You will always be in my heart. Love you always and forever.

Jeff Ortlieb

January 6, 2014

You'll always be sitting right there next to me at the fishin lake (and we still won't catch anything). You will be missed....

Lori Ortlieb

January 6, 2014

You'll never know just how many times I see your face in my mind and smile thinking just how wonderful it is to have you as my Dad. You have given me so much joy in life. I have truly been blessed....Love you Dad with all my heart.

Deborah Carcutt

January 6, 2014

You made me laugh and you made me feel that Mary Ellen and you loved me. Rest and relax now. Love and miss you.

Paulette Allen

January 6, 2014

I will miss you my Brother. I will cherish our memories. AF15612733. RIP. Love , Paulette

Lisa Hand

January 5, 2014

Hugs to My Family, Lori and Jodi and All the Kids, For The Loss Of Their Father And Grand Father And Great Grand Father, I'm So Blessed to Have Been able to visit at Thanksgiving and See Larry. I Love You All So Much~ May Your Memories Give You Peace And Comfort In This Difficult time

Rip Uncle Larry. Love Lisa Hand And Laci

Chris Rust

January 5, 2014

Mary Ellen,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Larry had a good life because of the great care and compassionate heart you provided to him.

Mary Ellen Thome

January 5, 2014

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