Royce Gordon Bryant

November 7, 1939 ~ August 28, 2018 (age 78)

          Royce Gordon Bryant, 78, of Utica, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City.

          Royce was born on November 7, 1939 in Mooresville, Missouri the son of John and Beulah Toner Bryant. He was a graduate of Mooresville High School and served in the United States Navy from 1958 through 1960. He worked for the city of Loveland, Colorado for many years as a mechanic.

          Royce enjoyed restoring garden tractors, attending auctions, special time with family, children and grandchildren.

          He is survived by his children, Janice (Don) Woelfle of Utica; Randy Bryant of Loveland, Colorado; grandchildren, Kelsea (Shawn) Woelfle of Chillicothe; Dustin (Hannah) Woelfle of Chillicothe; great grandchildren, Clair Woelfle; Chance Woelfle; Adelaida Woelfle; Carson Adams all of Chillicothe; sister-in-law Helen Bryant of Loveland, Colorado.

          Royce was preceded in death by his parents; wife Janette Bryant; siblings, Arvel Bryant; Beryl Bryant; and Wanda Archer.

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          Private family services will take place at a later date.

          Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home. Chillicothe. Missouri.