Joseph Steven Bryant, age 75, passed away peacefully at his home on May 30, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Mia Wise. Joseph was born in Kings Mountain, NC on August 29, 1945 to Margaret Stowe Morris and the late Luico Bryant.
Joseph moved to New Haven, Connecticut at age 14 where he completed his education. He started working in construction at the age of 16. He was employed by Prince Branch and worked for many years with his best friend Charlie Stokes. A short time after he began employment at Quality Associates, where he retired after 22 years. Joseph enjoyed fishing, wrestling, playing pool and classic cars. He will be sadly missed.
Joseph is survived by his mother Margaret Stowe Morris, daughters, Yolonda Bryant-Goodlow (Ellis), Monaye Bryant-Henderson, son Joseph Wise, grandchildren, Delonda M. Thomas, Desiraye R. Barker, Ellis K. Goodlow Jr., Devyn A. Goodlow, Troy L. Henderson Jr., Tranae Y. Henderson, Joseph J. Bryant-Wise and great-grandchild Yami’yah D. Thomas. He also leaves behind siblings, Gail Elizabeth Morris, Ray Anthony Morris, Tonia Morris-Hinton, Rita Bryant, Eileen Bryant, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Rynelle Bryant and Son-In-Law Troy L. Henderson.
Family and friends may visit Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm Street, West Haven, CT on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Interment to follow at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven at 1:00 p.m.
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