He was born June 25, 1926, in Terre Haute, to Rex and Helen Orth Bryant.
He is survived by daughter Rita Bryant Myles and husband David, sons Robert Bryant Jr., and wife Mary Margaret, and Steve Bryant and wife Cathie, six grandchildren, one step-grandchild, two great-grandchildren, and three step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Marian Summerlot Bryant.
Visitation will be Friday, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home and Crematory, 4660 Lafayette St., Terre Haute.
Friends may call from noon-2 p.m., with services being at 2 p.m.
Rev. Ernie Rush will be officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery.