Fred L. Bryant, 76, of Illinois City, Illinois died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Unity Point Health Trinity, Muscatine, Iowa.
Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013 at Keithsburg First Christian Church. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Visitation is Sunday, July 7th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established.
Fred was born on April 17, 1937 in Pana, Illinois, a son of Delmar and Thelma Jennings Bryant. He married Janet McCaw on June 1, 1957 in Keithsburg. He was a veteran of the US Army. Fred was employed at John Deere Plow and Planter in Moline for 30 years, retiring on June 1, 1995.
Fred was a member of Keithsburg First Christian Church. He was also a member of the Illinois City Saddle Club and was a past president. He enjoyed camping and horseback riding with his wife and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Janet of Illinois City, IL; son, Roy of Aurora, CO; daughter, Jacquelin of Cameron, IL; brother, Ira of Escondido, CA; sister, Cleo (Joe) Phifer, Ethel, WA; sister-in-law, Ellen Woodall, Aurora, CO and six nieces and nephews. Fred was preceded in death by his parents.