Mr. William Eugene Bryson, Sr., age 76, of Summerville passed away Saturday, December 27, 2008 at his residence.

Mr. Bryson was born in Trion, Georgia on May 20, 1932, son of the late William Luther Bryson and Ruth Inez Powell Bryson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was employed in the Maintenance Department of the Bandmill Corporation in LaFayette.

Mr. Bryson is survived by his wife, Bobbie Ann Bryson; Son, William Eugene Bryson, Jr.; Daughters, Nancy Stringer and Debra Mahood; Brother, Charlie W. Bryson; 9 Grandchildren, 1 Step Grandson and 17 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Mr. Bryson will be held Monday, December 29, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. in the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Malcolm Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery.

Mr. Bryson will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.