Johney B. Bryant, 86, of Newcomerstown died Monday (May 15, 2017) at his residence.

He was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Greenbrier County, W. Va. to the late Clark Bryant and Martha Bryant.

Johney was employed at Alchrome of Newcomerstown for many years and a member of the Church of God of Newcomerstown. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was previously married to Leona Kirk Bryant and Goldie Lippencott Bryant both deceased.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Harrison, Russel, Dallas, Bobby Bryant and Earnest Eagleston; and four sisters, Othella Vanetter, Faye Bryant, Shirley Dingess and an infant sister.

Surviving are sons, Billy (Kim) Bryant,Tim (Debbie) Bryant, Lee (Cathy) Bryant, Bert (Angie) Bryant, David (Shawn) Bryant, all of Newcomerstown; daughters, Patty Bryant of West Lafayette, Barbara Bryant of Newcomerstown, Julie (Dan) Tomon of Fresno; 33 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Bert Bryant of Ga., Guy Bryant of Man, W. Va.; sister, Opal Collins of Charleston, W. Va.

Services were May 20 at the Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown, with Pastor John Stevenson officiating. Burial followed in Coshocton Co. Memory Gardens.

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