William Charles “Charlie” Bryson, 83, of Waycross, passed away Monday morning, November 16, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, following an extended illness.
Born February 7, 1937 in Ware County, he was a son of the late William Luke and Georgie Navada Allen Bryson. A lifelong resident of Waycross, he was retired as a railway car inspector from GATX Rail. He was a longtime member of Jamestown Baptist Church and attended the Faithful Followers Sunday School Class.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Annie Mae Sills Bryson and his brother, Harry Bryson.
Survivors include his son, Andy Bryson (wife Susan), Waycross; his daughter, Charlene Hodges (husband Buddy), Macclenny, FL; three grandchildren, Glenn Fitchett, Blackshear, Mae Jacobs (husband Stevie), Waycross and Dusty Hodges (wife Brittany), Macclenny, FL; six great-grandchildren; Lily, Allie and Sadie Hodges, all of Macclenny, FL, Kellen Fitchett, Blackshear, and Noah Jacobs and Riley Jacobs, both of Waycross and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, from the chapel of Hart Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in the Oakland Cemetery in Waycross.
All members of the Jamestown Baptist Church Faithful Followers Sunday School Class are requested to serve as honorary pallbearers. They are asked to please meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Jamestown Baptist Church, Attn: Building Fund, 3800 ABC Avenue, Waycross, Georgia 31503.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.