Obits: Arthur Edwin Bryant

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2014

Arthur Edwin Bryant

Arthur Edwin Bryant, 85, of Carthage died Wednesday June 5, 2014 at ManorCare of Pinehurst. 

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Booneville. The family received friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage on Saturday.

A native of Yadkin County he was a son of the late Nereus and Beulah Long Bryant.Born into the Methodist faith, he was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean war. He fought in the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge and was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at N.C. State University and taught physics at Sandhills Community College for 23 years after which he retired. 

He was preceded in death by six sisters, a brother and his canine companion, Murphy. 

Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Wanda Hendricks Bryant; and 2 brothers, Albert Long Bryant of Hamptonville and Charles Hugh Bryant of Memphis. 

Memorials: Luke Marion Scholarship Fund at Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, 28374.

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