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Billy Ralph Bryant, Sr.

February 20, 1933 — June 29, 2023



Billy Ralph Bryant, Sr., 90, of Latimer, MS passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2023 in Ocean Springs, MS.

Billy Ralph, Sr. was born on February 20, 1933 in Taylorsville, MS to W. Ottis Bryant and Bessie L. Hough Bryant. He graduated from St. Martin High School and retired from F&F Distributors. Billy Ralph, Sr. served in the United States Army and Army National Guard. He loved his children and family and was very proud them all. He also enjoyed hunting and being outdoors.

Billy Ralph, Sr. was preceded in death by his parents, W. Ottis Bryant and Bessie L. Hough Bryant; brother, Gerald Russell Bryant; and daughter-in-law, Donna Bryant.

Survivors include his children, Regina Bryant Crawford, Billy (Julie) Bryant, Jr., and Lamar (Melissa) Bryant; grandchildren, Brandon Lamas, Jeremy Bryant, Aaron Bryant, Brittany Bryant Powell, and Shay Bryant; sibling, Joe (Vanessa) Bryant; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the Singing River Hospital’s Nursing Staff and Doctors.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs, MS on Sunday, July 2, 2023. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 3, 2023 at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Taylorsville, MS. Friends may visit one-hour prior to service. Burial will follow at Bezer Cemetery in Taylorsville, MS.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Mr. Billy Ralph Bryant, Sr.

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