William E. “Bill” Bryson
William E. “Bill” Bryson, 86, of Mt. Pulaski, passed away August 8, 2017 at Vonderleith Living Center.
Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Lincoln. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 bAM Tuesday at Carlyle Cemetery, Lake Fork with full military rites provided by the American Legion Post 263.
Bill was born August 13, 1930 in Cornland, IL., the son of John and Ethel ( Haynes) Bryson. He married Phyllis Vaughn on March 18, 1978.
He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and belonged to the Pawnee Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Central States Archeological Club and the Logan County Genealogical/Historical Society. He enjoyed Archeology. Bill retired from Commonwealth Edison after many years of service.
Surviving are his wife Phyllis of Mt.Pulaski, children: Harold “”Hap” Bryson ( Linda) of Lake Fork, Ronald Rohlfs (Mitzi) of Lincoln, Steven Rohlfs
( Amanda) of Lincoln, and Daniel Rohlfs of Chicago; siblings: Walter Bryson, Glenn Bryson, Gene Bryson, Irene Burger, Mary Riedle, and Sue Stewart. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Richard Rohlfs, brother Dean Bryson, an infant sister, and sister Betty Bryson.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Logan County Genealogical/Historical Society or the Lake Fork Community Center.