Gary Wayne Bryant passed away on December 10, 2021, due to heart failure. He was born October 29, 1960, in Detroit, Michigan to Don and Laura Bryant, he has 2 sisters, Nancy (deceased), and Barbara (Art) Acord. Gary served in the US Navy from 1980-1986 with an honorable discharge. He married the love of his life Mercy on March 17, 1983, in San Diego, California. Gary worked for Godfrey Trucking, and then Kennecott Copper until his retirement. Gary loved going four wheeling, camping, and playing poker with friends. Gary had a fun, easy going personality with a jolly laugh that would bring a smile to everyone. He is survived by his loving wife, Mercy, his son Matthew (Hope) Castro, grandchildren Renee, Matthew, and Sarah, sister Barbara (Art) Acord, aunts and uncles Butch (Loretta) Momany, and Rose Inman, nephews Joshua Bruce, and Ryan Acord, and cousins Shanon Gatlin, Joe Momany, Kristine Momany, Louie Momany, and Jamie Wilkenson. He is preceded in death by his parents Don and Laura, and his sister Nancy. A viewing will be held Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Tate Mortuary from 10:00-11:45 a.m. with military honors at 12:00 p.m. There will be a luncheon at St. Marguerite Catholic Church Hall following the viewing from 12:30-3:30 p.m. My Loving Husband . . . You're everything there is to me And you always will be, too - My friend, my sweetheart, and my husband . . . My one and only you. O Lord, watch over my dear spouse, who was my love, my friend, my heart in this life. I pray that you lead Gary into your presence with tenderness and mercy and love him as I did on earth. I pray that someday we will be reunited in heaven, just as we were united in married life here on earth. Amen.\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Gary Wayne Bryant please visit our Sympathy Store.