1938 - 2019
Gastonia – Marvin Van Bryant, 81went home to be with his Lord on August 31, 2019.
He was born in Gaston County on January 29, 1938 to the late James Albert and Myrtle Parton Bryant. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Tony Van Bryant; his siblings, Stanley, Valene, Elmore and Libby.
Van was active at Covenant Church in Lincolnton for many years. He played the organ and sang in a gospel singing group. He loved gospel music and enjoyed singing. Van was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was the proud owner & operator of Van's Barbecue and also worked in printing.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Doris "Duck" Harrell Bryant; his son, Todd (Nancy) Bryant; daughter in law, Lorrie Bryant;
grandchildren, Dawn (Joseph) Rimmer, Anthony Bryant, Abby and Anna Bryant; great grandchildren, Jacob, Kailey, Chase and Tony Rimmer;
brother, Joe (Marla) Bryant.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm until 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.
Interment was private at Gaston Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Covenant Church, P.O. Box 654, Lincolnton, NC 28093
Online condolences may be made at: www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.