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Ralph P. Bryant

Obituary for Ralph P. Bryant

October 25, 1929 - July 25, 2017
Anderson, South Carolina | Age 87


Ralph Preston Bryant, 87, of Anderson, died Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born in Pickens County, the son of the late Clarence and Mamie Holliday Bryant. Ralph was a retired employee with Kemet Industries and was of the Baptist faith. After his retirement he loved spending time on his pontoon boat fishing.

Surviving are his special friend and companion, Ellen Burks; sons, Hampton (Pamela) Bryant of Anderson, and Wade (Pam) Bryant of Travelers Rest, SC; daughters, Helen (Vic) Langley of Anderson, Barbara (Bruce) McGaha of Pickens, SC and Iris Gowan of Fountain Inn, SC; brother, Bill Bryant of Cleveland, TN; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son Thomas Preston Bryant; a brother, James Bryant; and sister, Alice Young.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, July 28, 2017 in the chapel of Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Smoak officiating. A private Graveside Committal service will be at 3 PM, Friday at Graceland East Cemetery in Greenville.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Thursday at the funeral home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Bishop Branch Baptist Church, 1109 Central Road, Central, SC 29630.

The family will be at the home of the daughter Helen Langley, 716 Grate Road, Anderson, SC 29621.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at the funeral home.

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108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
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