Billy Guy Bryant

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Billy Guy Bryant, 67, of Little Rock died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. Born in Jonesboro on Oct. 2, 1943, to Guy and Lessie Ott Bryant, he was a retired state trooper with the Arkansas State Police. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #558 of Monette and the Arkansas State Police Retirees Association. He was a loving brother, dad, granddaddy and uncle. He will be truly missed.

He is survived by his son, Billy Bob Bryant (LaNette) of Mabelvale; daughter, Peggy Sue Lockhart (Tommy) of Bryant; twin brother, Bobby Bryant (Brenda) of Griffithville; grandson, William Guy Bryant; granddaughter, Mary Beth Bryant; nieces, Bobette Leggett and Kristy Lamb (Andy); three great-nieces, Elizabeth, Lauren and Andrea and a great-nephew, Steven.

Billy loved flying and during his tenure as a state trooper flew many dignitaries across the state. He loved classic cars, and music was a great part of his life. He played the guitar and during the late 1950s was a member of The Thunderbirds which cut its own record and had recent success in the U.K.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19, at Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct.(NW corner I-630 and Barrow Rd.), officiated by Rev. Winfred Bridges. Burial was at Salem Cemetery in East End. Visitation was Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements were by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501)224-2200. Mr. Bryant's online guestbook may be signed at