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John Donald 'Johny" Bryan Sr.

Age 84, of New Haven, Kentucky

John Donald “Johny” Bryan Sr., age 84, of New Haven passed away peacefully at his home on February 14, 2014

He was a Catholic by faith, and a member of the St. Catherine Catholic Church. He was a US Army Veteran, in the Military Police serving in the Korean War. He retired from the Nelson County Board of Education, working at the New Haven Public School as a Janitor. He worked for the US Postal Service for 32 years. He graciously gave of his time to the New Haven Optimist Ball Park alongside his wife Evelyn they could be found in the concession stand most any time.

He is preceded in Death by his Wife, Elizabeth Evelyn Gant Bryan, a Grand Daughter, Megan Elizabeth Ritchie, His parents, Joseph Emmanuel and Emma Elizabeth Mattingly Bryan; (1) sister, Elizabeth Smith, (4) brothers; Felix “Teddy Bear” Bryan, Logue Bryan, Charlie Bryan, Gerald Bryan.

He is survived by his (4) children; John Bryan (Carole), Annie Bryan, Mary Bryan and Jackie Ritchie (Scott); (4) grandchildren Joshua Bryan, Abby Ritchie, Kayla Bryan and Taylor Bryan, and his twin Brother, James R. “Jimmy” Bryan (Tootie).

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM Tuesday February 18 at the St. Catherine Catholic Church in New Haven with Rev. Ken Fortener presiding. Burial will be in the St. Catherine Cemetery with the Marion County Honor Guard providing the Military Honors.

Visitation will take place on Monday 2-8 PM, with a prayer service at 6 PM and on Tuesday 8 AM – 9:30 AM at the Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions can be made to St. Catherine Academy 413 N First Street New Haven, KY 40051

Joseph L Greenwell Funeral Home, 324 E. Center Street, New Haven KY is entrusted in the arrangements. Please visit our web site  to www.jlgfuneralhome.com  leave a condolence.



Funeral Mass
2/18/2014, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Condolences

  1. Dedicated to John and Carole from Lynn B
    So sorry for your loss.
  2. Dedicated to Johnny Bryan's children from Lois Bryan Bullock
    So sorry for your loss of your wonderful Dad. Our parents, Joey and Josephine Bryan, thought the world of your parents. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
  3. Dedicated to The Bryan Children from Shawn Veech
    I am so sorry for your loss of your father. I will keep you in my prayers at this sad time.
  4. Dedicated to Annie, Jackie,Mary,John-john from Mr. & Mrs. Donnie Cecil
    I am deeply sorry to hear about your Dad, Johnny. I have always respected him and your mother Evelyn for their caring and hospitality when I came around with you'll. Those were our best times and treasured times. I hope to see you soon. Donnie and I hope to stop by. Tessie
  5. Dedicated to Jhonny Bryan from Cookie, Nick Greenwell
    ANNIE, MARY, JACKIE,JOHN WE ARE SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR DAD. WE ARE AWAY BUT ARE THINKING OF YOU. I CAN REMEMBER THE DAY YOUR DAD CAME HOME FROM THE WAR. COOKIE
  6. Dedicated to Johnny Bryan from Donna Rae Graham
    I was sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. Your families are in prayers. Love, DOnna Rae Nelson Grahamm
  7. Dedicated to The Bryan Family from Veronica Abell
    Thinking about all of you.
John Donald 'Johny