Rubin Bryant, 86, of Vero Beach, FL passed away on Sunday March 12, 2017 at VNA Hospice House of Vero Beach.
He was born on March 12, 1931 in Quitman, GA and has been a resident of Indian River County since 1947.
Rubin was a retired citrus contractor.
He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church where he served as deacon, and on the Fund Raising Committee. Rubin enjoyed fishing, hunting, wrestling, baseball and cookouts with family.
Survivors include his sons, Rubin Bryant Jr. of GA, Terry Lee Bryant of Fort Pierce, FL, Nehemiah Earl Bryant of Winston Salem, NC; daughter, Vivian Delores Bryant of Vero Beach, FL; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Bryant; parents, Gussie Sellars and Samuel Bryant; brothers, Daniel Bryant, Nehemiah Bryant, Gordon Bryant, Joel Bryant, Owen Bryant; and sisters, Annie Lou Alexander and Nellie Bryant Miles.
Visitation will be held 4 to 7PM Friday March 24, 2017 at Stone Brothers Funeral Home Chapel, 3950 Old Dixie Highway, Vero Beach. A funeral service will be held 11AM Saturday March 25, 2017, Church of God In Christ #1, 4241 30th Avenue, Vero Beach. Burial will follow at Gifford Cemetery.