Franklin Delano “Runt” Bryan

November 21, 2022

Franklin Delano “Runt” Bryan, age 89, of Atmore, AL passed away on November 19, 2022, in Pensacola, FL. He was born on March 9, 1933 in McCullough, AL to Jack and Louisa Buck Bryan. Franklin served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He also was the general manager with Allstate Beverage Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Louisa Bryan; his sister, Miriam Bryan; his brother, Oscar Bryan; his stepson, Joey Davis and his step-daughter, Debby Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Oliva Wiggins Bryan of Atmore, AL; his sons, Keith (Stephanie) Bryan and Kelly Bryan; his daughter, Karen (Holly) Lundy; his siblings: Virginia Newman of NC, Winston Bryan of Atmore, AL, Wendell Bryan of NC, and Nell Covington of Uriah,
AL; seven grandchildren: Keisha Lee, Brannon Sanspree, Niki Becton, Carlee Lundy, Randon Watson, Cord Cook and Sharley Cook along with many wonderful great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Johnson- Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Andy Gartman officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore, AL with military honors.

Active pallbearers will be Randon Watson, Raycer Watson, Landon Watson, Ollie Watson, Brannon Sanspree and Blaize Thomas.

Honorary pallbearers will be Hooper Matthews, Randy Dorriety, Terry Ardis, Anthony Rolin, Harold Peacock and Freddie Hobbs.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.


One Response to “Franklin Delano “Runt” Bryan”

  1. Laura Cook on November 22nd, 2022 5:54 pm

    Runt,as we all knew him, was a wonderful grandfather to my grandchildren, Randon Watson. Cordair Cook, Sharley Cook and was always there if they needed him for any reason. They all could call on him for advice on any situation. If I they ever called on him for anything he was always willing to give advice and help in any situation.
    I appreciated all he did for his wonderful wife Olivia and all she did for him. He will be missed as I often called him and listened to his advice especially since I suddenly lost my husband not too long ago. I was not able to be with his family at the hospital when he passed but I know it was hard as I had to say farewell to my sweet husband at the same hospital four years ago ago. May God watch over Olivia, his precious sons and daughter and the many Grandchildren he leaves behind.

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