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Appalachian Funeral Services
Monday December 27th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Douglas Forrest Bryson

Douglas Forrest Bryson, age 82, of Tuckasegee, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 20, 2021. He was the husband of the late Opal Lee Bryson and the son of the late Dewey and Beatrice Bryson.

He was retired from the US Army after serving his country for 29 years. Douglas loved to deer hunt and he dearly loved his family.
He is survived by five children; Kenneth (Beverly) Bryson, Patricia "Sis" (Ethan) Norton, David Bryson, Michael Bryson, and Christopher (April) Bryson and ten grandchildren; Steven (Samantha) Bryson, James Logan, Derek (Sarah) Norton, Justin Bryson, Patrick (Tamara) Norton, LeAnn Bryson, Ashley Bryson, Joseph (Kaitlyn) Bryson, Cheyenne (Troy) Bryson, and Minnie (Broderick) Bryson. Also surviving are 34 great grandchildren and one brother; Dallas Bryson.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 27, 2021 at Appalachian Funeral Services at 1:00 pm with Rev. Earl Holden, Rev. Eddie Stillwell, and Rev. Jason Bryson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hooper Cemetery on Caney Fork. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening, December 26, 2021 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
An online registry is available at: www.appalachianfuneralservices.com
Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC is serving the family.

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I am sorry to learn of your loss. I served with SSG Bryson for many of those 29 years. He was one of the hardest working men I have ever been around. I bet he still holds the record for most tires repaired in Iraq!

Howard Buchanan Dec 30 2021 6:46 PM

Mike, Churn and family, our sincere condolences for your loss of your dad. Doug was a very nice, funny man. Thanks to him for his service to our country! He will be greatly missed! We will keep all of you in our prayers. God Bless! Doug, Machelle Samuel and Clay, Chelbie Buchanan

Machelle Samuel Dec 26 2021 8:46 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Bryson

Peggy Bryson Dec 23 2021 1:28 PM

We are so sorry for your loss Mike, Churn and family's. Doug was a nice man! He was always smiling! We will keep all of ya'll in our prayers! God Bless!
Doug,Machelle Samuel
Clay,Chelbie Buchanan

Machelle Samuel Dec 23 2021 3:22 AM

I enjoyed taking care of him. He was a kind man loved his grandkids.

Angie ward Dec 22 2021 4:51 PM

Sorry for your loss.
He was my first cousin. I am unable to make the service due to inability to walk distances. Love & Prayers
Jr. & I'ma Jean Jones

Jr & I'ma Jean Jones Dec 22 2021 2:22 PM

Our country should be in mourning "A Soldier Died Today". Thank you for your many years of service to our country.

Barbara Bryson Freeman Dec 22 2021 12:16 PM

Many Condolences To All The Family Marvellia Queen & Family

Marvellia Queen Dec 22 2021 10:35 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Douglas Bryson

Marvellia Queen Dec 22 2021 10:27 AM

Praying for his Family and many Friends, God Bless All!

Tony Cabe Dec 22 2021 6:27 AM

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