Gene L. Bryan
Date of Passing:
Bryan, Gene L., 83, of Crescent View Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly on May 1, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Ruth (Tavares) Bryan.
Born in Elizabeth, TN, a son of the late Clarence and Ella Mae (Cannon) Bryan, he lived in Riverside for the past 10 years.
Mr. Bryan was a dye caster mechanic for the former Pill & Chain Co., Barrington for 26 years. He also was a dye mechanic for the John Roach Co. for 14 years.
Gene was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War, where he was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He enjoyed fishing and automobiles.
Besides his wife of 23 years, he is survived by two sons, Robert Bryan and his wife Beverly of Wells, ME and David Bryan of East Providence; a daughter, Rubye Horton and husband Thomas of Warwick; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces; nephews and his faithful dog, Cocoa. He was the step-father of the late Matthew S. Blackmar.
His funeral will be private. Burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.