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July 28, 1949 ~ July 12, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Gilbert Michael Bryant, age 73, of Lynchburg, Tennessee, passed away from this life on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at his residence.
Mike was born on July 28, 1949, in Tullahoma, Tennessee, the son of the late James and Lorene Bryant. He was a member of Lynchburg First Baptist Church. Mike devoted his life to teaching. He taught at Tullahoma City Schools for 30 years and after retiring he went on to teach at Motlow State Community College for several years. He loved to share his passion for history with others, which was exemplified through his career. In his younger years of life, he enjoyed raising cattle, traveling, and most importantly spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel Bryant and John Bryant; brother- in-laws, Bobby Barlett and Jerry Eller. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Rosemary Bryant; one son, Ben Bryant (Niki); one daughter, Samantha Bryant Bernard (Joel); three sisters, Jimmie Lee Eller; Villa Barlett Brock (Wade) and Pam Huff (David); sister- in-law, Jimmie Gail Bryant; three grandchildren, Ca leb Bryant, Ike Bernard, and Ida Bernard.
Funeral services will be held at Tullahoma Funeral Home on Sunday, July 16, 2023, at 3:00 PM. Internment to immediately follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held prior to the service from 12:00 PM until 3:00PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Lynchburg First Baptist Church.