Bryson, William Wilson

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bryson_william_docWilliam ‘Bill or Doc’ Wilson Bryson left this world to be with his heavenly father on Saturday, November 12, 2016. He is preceded in death by his wife Geneva of 47 years, and by his parents Simeon and Jasey Bryson and his sister Wilda Johnson.

Bill leaves behind his sister Iris and her husband William Wiltshire of Richmond, Va and two sister-in-laws Treva Cannday of Floyd, Va and Gloria Hollandsworth of Roanoke, Va and his devoted nieces, nephews and friends.

Bill was a decorated veteran of World War II where he served as a medical technician with the 129th General Hospital, and as a military police (MP) while stationed in England. After the war he attended VA Tech (VPI). He worked as a Roofer her entire career and was a member of local 185. Bill loved to travel in the Untied States and enjoyed bowling. His most favorite past time was eating-especially dessert.

Bill was a devoted Hokie fan and devoted many years to directing parking and traffic for the home games. He attended all home and Bowl games. He was also a member of the Odd Fellows lodge #20 in Blacksburg, Va and a lifetime member of the American Legion. He was a life member of the North Fork Baptist Church where he was a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Superintendent. He loved life and could always be counted on for his wit and wisdom.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 from 1-3:00 pm and 6-8:00 pm at Horne Funeral Home located at 1300 N. Franklin St. Christiansburg, Va. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, November 19, 2016 at North Fork Baptist Church located at 905 Lusters Gate Rd, Blacksburg, Va. Burial will follow at Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in Bill’s name may be made to North Fork Baptist Church.