Wayne Leo Bryan, 86, Brazil, passed away Aug. 29, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following an extended illness.
He was born in Terre Haute, June 25, 1923, to William and Blanche (Tilley) Bryan. Wayne served in the United States Army during World War II.
He was honorably discharged as a Tec 5 in December 1945.
Wayne worked at Indiana State University for several years. Following retirement, he worked at First Bank and Trust, Brazil.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 10 siblings.
Survivors include children Sue Craig (Steve), Bradenton, Fla., and Donald Bryan (Sonny), Brazil, seven grandchildren and 12 grandchildren, brother Clyde Bryan Sr., Brazil, and sister Mae Dickerson, Brazil.
At Wayne's request, cremation has been scheduled. French Funeral Home has been entrusted with his care.
In his memory, donations may be made to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center, 2221 E. Ashboro Rd., Center Point, Ind., 47840.
Visit www.frenchfuneral-home.com to light a candle in his memory.