George Howard Bryan
Mr George Howard Bryan, age 83, passed away May 2, 2022 after a prolonged illness. Mr Bryan was born March 21, 1939 to Willie Lee Bryan and Gladys Jones. He is predeceased by his parents, daughter Brenda and grandson Ivan Goyer III, and a sister Linda Flemming.
George is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ellene Alford Bryan and daughters Kathy Gail Bryan, Sherry Ellene King(Leo), son Vance Howard Bryan, brothers Ronald Bryan, Lee Charles Bryan, Mike Driggers of South Florida, sisters Judy Cook and Stella Bolton, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, sister in law Carolyn Alford Bryan, many nieces and nephews, so many wonderful cousins that he grew up with loved and ran with in his glory days.
George and Ellene were the owner operators of Bryan Electrical Construction from 1972 until 2002 at which time he closed the buisness in good standing and they both fully retired. For many years he traveled the United States building powerlines, substations and other structures which required a convoy of electrical construction trucks, his whole work force with spouse when possible. He also worked often for the local military base, the city of Niceville and Valparaiso. Along the way he made many friends, trained many men for employement elsewhere. He spent a few years in the United States Navy as an airplane mechanic which he enjoyed but did not choose as a career path. He lived a large adventurous life, he loved to work, fish, boating, travel and flying his six passenger Cessna 206 airplane from job to job but mostly loved his infrequent trips to the Bahamas and other vacation spots, as well as flying his wife to Houston Texas to visit her brothers.
George adored his wife Ellene, his children and many grandchildren. His heart was full of love and pride for all his family, including his friends.