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Maurice Coakley "Buddy" Bryant

February 8, 1929 — October 2, 2020

Maurice Coakley (Buddy) Bryant of Campbellsville, son of the late Robert L. and Cecil Chelf Bryant was born February 8, 1929 in Taylor County. He died on Friday, October 2, 2020 at age 91. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Campbellsville. Buddy was a retired operating engineer and belonged to the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 in Illinois for more than 50 years. Buddy spent his career operating heavy equipment and helped to build hundreds of miles of roads in northern Illinois during his career. Besides his family and friends, Buddy loved hunting, fishing, wine making, and collecting hats and cars. He also loved to travel and visit friends and family along the way. Attending the Sandwich, Illinois (DeKalb County) Fair was a favorite annual event for him. Besides his daughters Mary Lynn (Bryant) McKittrick and husband Glenn of Campbellsville, Debbie (Bryant) Woodrum and husband Ron of Oswego, Illinois, Janette Bryant and husband Pete Cleary of Aurora, Illinois, step-daughter Tonja Miller and husband Rich of Algonquin, Illinois, and step-son Jeff Shafer and wife Linda of Darion, Illinois, he is survived by his granddaughters Brooke Kinnaman and husband Steve, Amber Braband and husband Mike, Tina Wickert and husband Matt, grandsons Jordan Woodrum, Kyle McKittrick and wife Marcia, Tiler Miller, Jake and Luke Shafer, seven great grandchildren, his brothers Leonard Bryant of Campbellsville, Raymond Bryant and wife Fay of Maryville, Tennessee, sister Janice Bryant Harmon of Campbellsville, long-time friend and companion Ruth Phillips of Campbellsville as well as many other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Maurice Lee Bryant, two brothers, Willard Bryant and Robert Bryant. ____________ VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M. Friday, October 9, 2020 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Kent Ashley BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville Expressions of sympathy may be made to Friendship Baptist Church in remembrance of Buddy and may be made at Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home
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