Funeral service for Mr. Bobby Lee Bryant, 80, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 11:00am on Friday, August 26, 2022, at North Monroe Baptist Church with Rev. Warren Eckhardt officiating and Preston Magouirk and Magen McKoin providing the eulogy. Interment will follow in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home on Sterlington Rd. in Monroe. Visitation will be from 9:00AM until service time Friday at North Monroe Baptist Church.
Bobby was born on December 31, 1941, in Christiansburg, VA, and passed away on August 22, 2022, in Monroe, LA. He was a graduate of Ouachita Parish High School and Northeast Louisiana University. He retired from State Farm after 25 years as a life and health underwriter superintendent. Bobby later went to work with Welsh Properties as a property manager and worked there for 21 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Mary Bryant; his brother, Billy Bryant; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Opal Stoddard.
Bobby’s perspective on this world, and his actions during his time here, were informed by unwavering faith in his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Buoyed by his faith, Bobby dedicated himself to his wife and family, brightened the days of everyone he met, and provided a steadfast example of loving kindness, integrity, generosity, discipline, and honor to those who observed his life.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Lou Stoddard Bryant; daughters Michele Bryant Lowentritt (Tripper) and Cheryle Leigh Bryant (Roger); brother Bunzy Bryant (Lynn); brother-in-law Donald Stoddard (Nan); grandchildren Magen Letson McKoin (Kelby), Preston Magouirk (Liza), Bryant Letson, Lee Magouirk (Nicole), Haley Beckley (Zach), and Hunter Lowentritt; great grandchildren William Elic McKoin, Paislee Magouirk, Nova Lopez, and Greyson Beckley; nieces Elizabeth Silas (J.J.) and Peggy Scoggins (Robert); nephew Clint Bryant (Allison); several great nieces, a great nephew, and a multitude of friends.
Pallbearers will be Preston Magouirk, Bryant Letson, Lee Magouirk, Kelby McKoin, Clint Bryant, Roger Johnston, and Tripper Lowentritt. Honorary pallbearers will be Peyton Johnson, Phil Green, Floyd Borden, Hosea McNew, and the Toledo Bend Boys, of which Bobby was a member for over 33 years.
Memorials may be made to North Monroe Baptist Church; Saint Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, South Dakota; or Houston Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, Florida.