He was born October 17, 1928 in Elizabethton to the late Charley C. Bryant and Stella Margaret Oaks Bryant. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John William Bryant.
Charles served his country in the United States Army as a paramedic on the frontlines in Korea.
He was a longtime member of East Unaka Christian Church.
Charles was very artistic and he enjoyed painting and carving; he also enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Survivors include: his sister, Carmelita Long of Bluff City; sister-in-law, Barbara Bryant; and nieces and nephews, Linda (Bill) Duncan, Patti (Billy) Crumley, David (Jennifer) Long, Patrick S Bryant, Jeff T. (Cindi) Bryant, and DeeDee (Alan) Garrett.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Monte Vista Memorial Park, with Dr. Allen Davis officiating. Friends and Family are asked to gather at Morris-Baker Funeral Home by 1:45 p.m. to leave for the procession to Monte Vista Memorial Park by 1:50 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Piney Flats First Baptist Church.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is serving the family. (423) 282-1521.