Richard F. Bryant
PORTLAND -- Richard F. Bryant, 78, of Mexico, died on Aug. 21, 2013 at Maine Medical Center.
He was born on Apr. 27, 1935, in Riley, a son of Richard N. and Hadvika (Slovak) Bryant. Richard attended and graduated from Jay schools.
On Aug. 22, 1953, he married, Jeannette Begin at St. Rose of Lima in Jay.
Richard worked at the paper mill in Riley before going to work and retiring from Boise Cascade in Rumford.
He was a communicant of the Parrish of the Holy Savior in Rumford and belonged to the Knights of Columbus. He also ran the Father Berry Campground in Roxbury for years.
Richard was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed, golfing, fishing, hunting and geo-caching.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jeannette of Mexico; children, Donald Bryant and his wife, Patricia of Farmington, NM, Pamela Meader and her husband, Almond of Jay, Deborah Harnden of Rumford, Donna Bryant and her companion, Barry Touchette of Rumford, Mark Bryant and his wife, Billiejo of Mexico, and June Marston and her husband, Neil of Mexico; four siblings, Raymond Bryant of Jay, Linda Ouellette of Jay, Nancy Blodgett of Livermore Falls and Janice Woods of Henderson, NV; 28 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter, Chloe; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Alan Bryant; and a granddaughter, Shelbea Marston.