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Eugene D. Bryant

Services will be held Saturday for Eugene D. Bryant, 87, who died on Oct. 15, 2012, at his home in Christiansted, St. Croix.

The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. at Southgate Baptist Church at 27C Company Street. The body will be cremated.

Eugene was born in Westfield, Mass., and he began visiting St. Croix in 1957.

He and his wife, Janet Mae Bryant, moved there permanently in 1978 when he became president of Merwin Shipping Company.

Gene loved spending time with family and friends, and he enjoyed his favorite hobbies, which included cooking, sailing and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 63 years.

He is survived by his three children, James, and his wife, Cheryl, of Grayson, Ga.; Maryellen Brockmeyer, and her husband, Wilfreid, of Granville, Mass.; and Ray, and his fiancé, Eileen, of Auburn, Mass.

He also leaves many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as extended family members and many friends.

- Obituary written by the family.

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