Obituary of Michael Allan Bryan
Michael Allan Bryan, age 64, passed away peacefully at home September 26, 2022, after a 2 ½ year battle with head & neck cancer.
Mike was born August 7, 1958, in Lubbock, Texas to Thomas Lavada Bryan and Dorothy Jean Price. He grew up in East Fort Worth, graduating from Eastern Hills High School in 1976. He married Helen Anne Dobesh, on May 19, 1984, in Fort Worth, Texas.
He was a quiet, big-hearted man, that loved his family and friends dearly. A devoted Dad and Papa, he supported his children in all their activities by coaching soccer, volunteering at field days, and his greatest love - being a hauler for Haltom High School Marching Band. Mike had most recently doted on his two precious grandsons. He was a proud ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church USA and had fond memories of serving the former Oak Hill Presbyterian Church in many capacities. He most recently joined First Presbyterian Church. His hobbies have included bike-riding, golfing, fishing, computer flight simulator and traveling with Anne. He worked previously at Intergraph, Archon Group and most recently Goldman Sachs, doing computer programming at all.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Bryan; and his father-in-law, Rev. Leal J. Dobesh.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mike is survived by his children, Megan (Joshua) Hill, and Kevin (Laurel) Bryan; as well as two grandsons, Seth and Levi Hill; mother-in-law, Mary Alice Dobesh; sisters, Peggy (Scott) Cosbey and Amy (Gary) Christian; sister-in-laws, Karen (Mark) Craft and Beverly Dobesh; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephew.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church Fort Worth, Community Healthcare of Texas, North Texas Laryngectomy Society (NTLS) or a charity of your choice.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1000 Penn St, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
A reception will be held in the Concourse, of the church, immediately following the service. His ashes will be scattered in a private ceremony in the First Presbyterian Columbarium.