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William Jennings "Bill" Bryan

August 18, 1951 — May 7, 2021

William “Bill” J. Byran, 69, Gate City, Va.

William J. Byran, 69, of Gate City, Va. (formerly of Borger, TX) entered into rest Friday May 7, 2021 at Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, TN.

Mr. Byran was born in Borger, TX on August 18, 1951 to the late Dale and Cathrine (Holloran) Bryan. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by two brothers, Terry Bryan and Robert Bryan.

Bill leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 50 years, Bernice Bryan; daughter, Sandie Sparks; son, Robbie Bryan and wife Karen; sisters, Jeannie Hogue and husband, Bobbie, Pat Thompson, Karen Rood, and husband Bob, Tina Massengale and husband, Tommy, Barbie Schroeder and husband, Gary, Cindy Blythe and husband, Joe, Jody Benedict and husband, Brian; brothers, Mike Bryan and wife, Jane, Rick Bryan and wife, Liz, Vernon Kern and wife, Hallie; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Service for Bill will be held at a later date.

An online guest register is available for the Bryan family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of William “Bill” J. Bryan.
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