Jeffery Lee Bryant


DANVILLE - Jeffery Lee Bryant, 48, of Danville, Ill., passed away at 4:50 p.m. July 10, 2019, in Congerville, Ill.
Jeff was born March 3, 1971, the son of Debra Rietberg in Danville.
He married Susan Marie Parks on July 26, 1993, in Meredosia, Ill. She survives of Danville.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Bryant; one daughter, Angela Bryant; one son, Tyler Bryant; one brother, Robert Douglas Rietberg; one sister, Cynthia (William) Rietberg-Smith, all of Danville. He also is survived by his grandfather, Jimmy Wasson, and his mother-in-law, Noreen Parks, both of Danville, as well as two nieces, Callie (Douglas) Huckelberry of Danville, Jessica Kingore of Georgetown, Ill.; one nephew, Shane Jones of Manassas, Va.; two great-nephews, Michael and Hunter Huckelberry, both of Danville; his "honorary" daughter, Brooklyn Konieczki of Danville; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Jeff is preceded in death by his mother; his grandmother, Betty Rose Wasson; his father-in-law, Glenn Parks Sr.; a great-niece, Nicole Huckelberry; as well as various aunts and uncles.
Jeff was a truck driver for Jensen in Iowa. He loved being a "Show Choir Dad" and helping with Cub Scouts. When it involved helping his children, and their activities, Jeff was "All In" kind of guy.
Jeff also enjoyed playing the drums, old cars, tinkering and working on various projects. Most of all, he loved his family dearly and will be missed greatly by all who knew him.
A Celebration of Life will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to any local youth charity of the donor's choice in memory of Jeff. Please join Jeff's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on his Tribute Wall at
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Published on July 11, 2019
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6 posts

Jeff Bennett
Jul 13, 2019
Jeff was a great guy and a family man. Prayers for for his wife Susan and the family 🙏 R.I.P. Jeff
Dana and Paul Johnson
Jul 13, 2019
Paul and I send our deepest sympathy at your time of loss. We didn't know Mr. Bryant well, only through show choir , high school and my nephew Noah Acree. We send our prayers to the family.
The Lord carries you in his hands, now and forever.
Calvin Adams
Jul 12, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Jeff. Jeff and I were in school together. I will keep his family and friends in my prayers. RIP Jeff.
Jim Hillard
Jul 12, 2019
Susan I am so sorry for your loss praying for you and your family. Jeff was a great guy and I will miss him
Laura Wells Leaver
Jul 11, 2019
I am so sorry and sad to hear this. I have fond childhood memories of Jeff in school and the neighborhood. He was always such a nice guy. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. RIP Jeff.
Tonya Carson
Jul 11, 2019
My heart aches right now. I am praying for Susan and the kids. Jeff was a great friend and he will be missed by so many. Rest peacefully Jeff.