Obituary of James Middleton Bryant
James (Jim) Middleton Bryant Jr, 53, of Bryson City went home to be with the Lord Thursday, November 8, 2018. Lovingly known as Jimbo or Hobo, Jim was the son of Bertha Hayes Bryant and the late James Middleton Bryant.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother Samuel Parker. He is survived by his loving mother, brother Larry (Janet) Bryant, sisters Kathleen (Harry) Cook and Tammy (Darrell) Lambert, sister-in-law Judy Parker. Although he had no biological children, Jim leaves behind "his girls" - Breanna Bryant, Deana (Jeremy) Sherrill, and Carina Bryant. Additionally, Jim is survived by his brother Tim Jenkins, as well as Tim's sons, Jordan (Hailey) and Noah, and Tim's mother, Vivian (Fred).
Jim will be greatly missed by his 10 nieces and nephews and their children, as well as numerous cousins, friends and extended family. A special thank you is extended to the care providers that have helped Jim and the family over the past 3 years. This includes Amy Murray, PA-C, Dr. Paul Ahearne, the 7th floor staff of St. Joseph's Hospital, and many other nurses and medical professionals.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 11, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Crisp Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 12 at 11:00 AM in the chapel at Crisp Funeral Home. Revs. Roger "Jim" Frady and Mike Cogdill will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Rathbun House in Asheville, NC (828-251-0595) or the Swain County Rescue Squad at PO Box 606 Bryson City, NC 28713.»(Do not delete this line. It does not print. Text that is to appear on web must be entered before this line)To send flowers to the family of James Bryant, please visit Tribute Store
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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