Dec. 18, 1939 – Jan. 23, 2021

A service to honor the life of Mr. David G. Bryant was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in the chapel of Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.  Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery in the Oak Grove Community in Natchitoches.

David, 81, and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away Jan. 23, 2021, in Alexandria.  He was born Dec. 18, 1939, to Jesse Lee Bryant and Addie Lou Gotlin Bryant in Hargis, La.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, David Bryant; and his siblings, Bessie Young, Hershel Bryant and Dub Bryant.

David was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who always put the needs of his family before his own.  He will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Viola Laverne Bryant; sons, Daryl Bryant and wife Angel, Richard Bryant, and Dwight Bryant and wife Taylor; grandchildren, Tessa Smith, Tracy Corbit, David Bryant, Casey Bryant, Michael Bryant, Dwight Bryant, Bridgett Bryant, Brooklyn Bryant, Gracie Bryant, Raeleigh Bryant and Jesse Bryant; as well as numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.