Donald Ray Bryant passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 75.  He was born on Tuesday, January 26, 1943 in Hammond, Louisiana to the late Myrtle Timberlake Bryant and the late Scotty Bryant.  He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana.

Donald is survived by his children, Wendy Bryant, and Michael Bryant; step-children, Judy Sturdivant, Gilda Moffet, Ann Simpson, Jimmielou Brumfield, Wayne Hollie, Ricky Hollie, Linda Sharp, and Jerry Bryant; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his father, Scotty  Bryant; mother, Myrtle Timberlake Bryant; wife, Dorothy Bryant; brother, Albert Bryant; and two sisters, Jean Sterling, and Barbara Jenkins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 100 W. Magnolia St., Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  Visitation will continue on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 11:00 am until the  Funeral Service 1:00 pm.  

Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery.  

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