Mar. 12, 1922 Greenville Greenville County South Carolina, USA
May 22, 2001 Greenville Greenville County South Carolina, USA
THE GREENVILLE NEWS, Greenville, SC, obituary, published May 25, 2001
Dr. Joseph Robert Bryson, 79, of 104 Lake Crest, died Tuesday, May 22, 2001, at his home.
Born in Greenville, he was a son of the late Congressman Joseph Raleigh Bryson and Ruth Rucker Bryson, and a graduate of Greenville High School, The Citadel and the Medical University of South Carolina. He was a retired family physician, physician for the City of Greenville and physician of the VA Clinic.
Dr. Bryson was a member of Northgate Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Pleasantburg Rotary Club, served on the City Council and as Water Commissioner.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Virginia Messervy Bryson; a daughter, Virginia Bryson Dusenbury, of Greenville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Joseph Raleigh Bryson of Charleston, and Robert Paul Bryson and his wife Edith, of Greenville; a sister, Judy B. Nelson, of Ormond Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister, Ruth Bryson Thackson; and two brothers, William J. Bryson and F. David Bryson.
Memorials may be made to Northgate Baptist Church, 633 Summit Drive, Greenville, SC 29609.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Remembrance Chapel of Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the chapel following the service.
The family is at the residence. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown.