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Richard A. "Dick" Bryan, 76, Greentown, passed away at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Community Howard Regional Hospital. He was born April 16, 1941, to Marvin and Vivian Bryan.
On July 16, 1966, he married Diane S. (Klepfer) Bryan at Galveston Baptist Church by the Reverend Howard Jenkins, and she survives. He graduated from Eastern High School in 1959 and went on to Murray State University earning his BS and graduating in 1965, and then Ball State University, earning his master's degree in 1970.
Mr. Bryan was a teacher for Taylor School Corporation in industrial education for four years, then went on to work for Chrysler Corporation for one year as a work standards engineer. He retired from Delco Electronics after 27 years of service where he had worked as a methods engineer; he was the coordinator for the cooperative and apprenticeship programs. He was also the U.S. activities coordinator in Metamoras, Mexico.
He was a member of Greentown Wesleyan Church and ADF (Alliance Defending Freedom).
He enjoyed woodworking, restoring many family furniture pieces.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Diane S. Bryan, are his sister, Marcia (Bryan) Ellis; niece, Stacia (Ellis) and husband, Dr. John McLimore, their children, Sarah, Rachel and John Henry; niece, Jacque Ellis; brother-in-law, Kevin and Sarah Klepfer; nephew, Jonathon and Robyn Klepfer, Abbi and Eli, Ellie, Joey; niece, Erin Klepfer; nephew, Derek and Ali Klepfer; brother-in-law, Marion and Janet (Klepfer) Pullen, Dawn (Pullen) Pitner, Rob Pullen, Melissa (Pullen) Steward and Marsha (Pullen) Dollar.
Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday at Greentown Wesleyan Church, 120 N. Maple St., Greentown, from 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday also at Greentown Wesleyan Church with Pastor Eric Roemer officiating.
Burial will follow the service in Greenlawn Cemetery, Greentown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Greentown Wesleyan Church.
Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main St., Greentown, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hasler-stout.com.
Published on February 27, 2018
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