Danny Joe Bryant, 63 of Black Rock, died Thursday June 25, 2020 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro.  

He was born December 18, 1956 in Beech Grove, AR to Jake Alvie Bryant & Bertie Imogene Ivie Bryant.  He was a loving son, husband, father, & grandfather.  He loved and was loved by many and welcomed them in his life.  He was a retired police officer having worked for Black Rock, Walnut Ridge, and Lawrence County.  He was a heavy equipment operator and a truck driver. Danny was a member of the Black Rock Masonic Lodge for several years and was a former Black Rock Fire Chief.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juanita Sade Bryant; brother, Dennis Bryant; sister, Billie Sue Ivie Neal; and niece, Cheri Kissee Howard.

He is survived by his son, Shawn (Candace) Wilson of Denver, CO; daughter, LaDonna (Bobby) Maxie of Black Rock; brothers, Jim (Ann) Bryant of Light, Don (Virginia) Bryant of Light, & Wayne (Betty) Bryant of Walnut Ridge; sister June (James) Pickney of Powhatan; 12 grandchildren, Abbey Wilson, Cade Wilson, Tyler Metzler, Alexis Flores, Megan Pantier, Mary Maxie, Robin Maxie, D.J. Maxie, Andy Chitraphan, Austin Shields, Vanessa Brawley, & Austin Brawley; 2 great grandchildren, Athena Shields & Corrah Sheilds; and special friends, Donna Brawley, Y.C. Walker, & Kim Aaron.

Visitation will be Monday June 29, 2020 from 6:00PM-8:00PM at the Black Rock Community Center.

Funeral services will be at 2:00PM Tuesday June 30, 2020 at New Life Full Gospel Church in Black Rock with Chad Burton officiating.

Interment will be in Stranger’s Home Cemetery in Alicia under direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge & Lynn, Arkansas.