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Silas Bryan Jr. '59 February 28, 2024 1:48 PM updated: February 28, 2024 1:57 PM

Silas Abner Bryan, Jr. 

September 30, 1931 - February 3, 2024 

Silas Abner Bryan, Jr, 92, of Mesquite, Texas passed away at home on Feb. 3, 2024.

Silas was born on Sept. 30, 1931, in Renner, Texas to Silas and Rebecca Miles Bryan. Silas graduated from Plano High School. He served in the United States Air Force as a crew chief working on airplanes. Silas graduated in May of 1959 from Texas A&M University as an electrical engineer. He worked for several companies before starting a camper and RV dealership in Mesquite, Texas in 1967. He owned the dealership, Mesquite Camper Sales, for over 30 years before retiring, Silas enjoyed traveling the country with his wife, Lila Mae, and traveling overseas with cruises every other year.

Silas was a faithful elder in the Living Christ Church in Greenville, Texas and later in the Living Christ Church in Dallas, Texas and later in the Living Christ Fellowship in Mesquite, Texas. God blessed him mightily for his loyal and faithful service.

Silas is preceded in death by his parents and five sisters, Grace, Ruby, Ruthie, Dorothy, Bette, and his brother, James; and daughter, Angie Zayas.

He is survived by his wife, Lila Mae Bryan, his daughter Phyllis Hazard and husband Tony of Mesquite, Texas, his son Silas Bryan, III and wife Carol of Royse City, Texas, son Patrick McMullen and wife Phyllis of Pahrump, Nevada; grandchildren, Keith Dawson, Jaci Harrison and husband Adam, Rayna Bennett and husband Craig, Michael McMullen, Maryanne Chamness; great grandchildren, Ember Smith, Silas Harrison, Malakai Chamness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson Voice Project at 646 North Coit Road, Suite 2250, Dallas, TX 75080. 


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