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Bro. Charles Dudley Bryant

January 25, 1931 — July 14, 2023

Burnside, KY

Bro. Charles "Dudley" Bryant, son of the late Lonnie A. and Thelma Fitzgerald Bryant, was born at Burnside KY on January 25th, 1931  and he was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 14th, 2023 having attained the age of 92 years.

He was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart, Nida Fay Lewis in 1949, she survives. They were blessed to celebrate 73 years of marriage before he was called to his Heavenly home.

Other survivors include three children, George Bryant (and Renee McAnich) of Burnside, KY, Roxanna Bishop of Somerset, KY, and Bruce Bryant of Lexington, KY; three grandchildren, Jamie (and Marc) Samuelson of Houston Texas, Bryan (and Kendra) Bishop of Somerset, KY and Bo (and Chenoa) Bishop of Somerset, KY; eight great grandchildren, Emma and Parker Samuelson, Haggan and Shaw Bishop, Hailey and Ethan Layne, and Willow Bishop and Wakely Keller; and one brother, Sam Bryant of Homeland, FL.

Other than his parents, Dudley was also preceded in death by; three brothers, James, Conard, and Paul Bryant.

Dudley was a graduate of Burnside High School in 1948, he surrendered to the ministry in 1988 and served several churches, he also pastored Cumberland Baptist Church. He worked for many years as a lumber inspector for Somerset Wood and he retired in 1996. Among other things in his life, he was an Eagle Scout, a Kentucky Colonel, a Burnside General, A chaplain for the Hospital for many years, a Sunday school teacher, he served on the city council of Burnside and was fire chief. Dudley sat on several different boards of Burnside and he helped design the first fire truck the city ever had.

A funeral service for Rev. Dudley Bryant will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 18th, 2023 at the Pulaski Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Burnside Cemetery.

Pallbearers selected by the family will be; Chris Fitzgerald, Lee Fitzgerald, Bryan Bishop, Frank Jackson, David Rodgers, Bo Bishop and Dave Hall.

In lieu of flowers the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to; the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, or the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

The family of Bro. Dudley Bryant will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 12:00 noon Tuesday until time for services. Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Bro. Dudley Bryant.


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