Phillip E. Bryant


CHEYENNE, WYO. — Phillip E. Bryant, 71, Cheyenne, Wyo., died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

CHEYENNE, WYO. — Phillip E. Bryant, 71, Cheyenne, Wyo., died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 16, 1942, in Dighton to Clarence and Lois Bryant.

He married Karen Liden on Aug. 21, 1965, in Pine Bluffs, Wyo. She survives.

Mr. Bryant was employed in many trades, including truck driving, tow company owner/operator, fireman and with the telephone company.

He was a member of the Baptist Church, Moose Lodge, Consolidated Freight Drivers and Cheyenne Vending Pool League.

He was an avid woodworker, artist, painter and pinstriper and loved cars, auto racing, motorcycles and spending time on his computer.

Additional survivors include his parents; one daughter, Tandi Bryant of Cheyenne; one son, Barry Bryant and wife, Shannon, of Ft. Stewart, Ga.; two sisters, Janet Barkey and husband, Paul, of Manhattan, and Sharon Canterbury and husband, Dan, of Berthoud, Colo.; six grandchildren, Tallyn, Daylan, Dalton, Dyllin, Dreden and Declan; and his Boston terrier, Kloee.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Darrell Bryant; one nephew, Aaron Barkey; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Erik and Ruth Liden.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday in the Schrader Chapel, with Pastor Dan DeBruyn officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Bluffs Cemetery.

Visitation will take place 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, with family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Those who wish, may contribute to the American Lung Society.

Services are under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home, and online condolences may be made at


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