Bryant was born in Franklin and resided in East Andover most of his life. He was a graduate of the former Andover High School. During World War II, he served in the US Army 460th TC Amphibious Truck Company.
He was employed as a service technician at Kidder Fuels for 36 years. Bryant was a longtime member of the East Andover Fire Department and formerly served as Chief. He was a member of the Free Masons for over 50 years.
He enjoyed gardening, both vegetable and flower, and was Keeper of the Highland Lake Dam for many years.
Bryant was predeceased by a son, Tony. Family members surviving include his wife of 61 years, Adrienne (Rousseau) Adams of East Andover; three sons: Timothy Adams of Franklin, Thomas Adams and his wife Brenda of East Andover, and Todd Adams and his wife Candi of East Andover; brother-in-law Ronald Bigelow and his wife Nancy; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service was held. In the spring, a public graveside service will be announced and held at Lakeside Cemetery in East Andover.
Donations in memory of Bryant may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford 03110.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. An online guestbook is available at NeunFuneralHomes.com.