Bryant, John Douglas

Bryant, John Douglas

July 1st, 2019

Peacefully with family by his side, at Victoria Hospital, on Monday, July 1, 2019, in his 95th year. Beloved husband of Doris (née Steedman) for 67 years. Dear father of Steve (Hanneke), Anne Smith (David) and Karen Martin (Ian). Much loved Grandpa of Cody (Erika), Kasey (John), Jesse (Vicky), Amanda (Jeff), Shawne (Crystal), Janelle, Karly (Craig), and Great-grandpa of Carter, Kaley, Olivia, Addison, Corbin, Zach, Cole, and a new arrival due in September. Loved by his twin brother, the late Jim (Lorraine); his brothers Don and Ron (Diane); and his sister-in-law, Penny Steedman. Predeceased by in-laws Mary (Stanley), Ruth (Roy) and George. A special "Thank you" to Rev. Keith McKee and the doctors and staff at Victoria Hospital for their care and concern. John was a proud naval veteran of WWII. A Navy service will be performed on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. under the auspices of RCNA London, followed by visitation from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the funeral service will be conducted on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider St. George’s Presbyterian Church or the London Regional Cancer Program. 

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Janet EvansKaren and family,you are in our thoughts and prayers in this time of great sadness. Love always xoxo
Lindsay EvansOur deepest condolences auntie Karen and family xoxo
Marg MedlandWords cannot express the sorrow I feel for your family. John was a true gentleman and I have had the pleasure of knowing him for a very long time.John will be missed
Norman BelyeaPlease accept our sincere condolences on John's passing, the family is in our positive thoughts and prayers during this difficult time of loss. May your wonderful memories of time spent with this fine gentleman ease your grief. John was a good friend and comrade, I will miss him dearly as will his many friends at our Monday morning breakfast gatherings. RIP Proud Sailor, End of Watch!
Diana WilliamsonPlease accept my sincere heartfelt condolences Steve for you and your family for the loss of your father. He was a great man. I wish for you to have happy thoughts and great memories to help you through this truly difficult time. Hugs to you xoxo
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