Joe Bryan, 88, of St. Joe Beach, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Joe was born in Miami, Florida to Joseph and Elsie Bryan. He was a graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville before enlisting in the United States Navy. He proudly served on the USS McNair, a destroyer, in the Korean War. He was a letter carrier and retired from the US Postal Service.


Joe was a kind and devoted husband and father. He was married to his loving wife Ruth Ann for 57 years and they had three daughters together.


Joe is survived by his daughters, Beverly Brockmeier of Jacksonville, Kathleen Ten Hoeve and her husband Vincent of Crawfordville, and Joanna Bryan of St. Joe Beach; his grandchildren, Bryan Brockmeier and his wife Tara of Jacksonville, Kevin Brockmeier of Seattle, and Christina Michael and her husband Ian of Tallahassee; and six great grandchildren.


Joe was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, his sister Carol Jean Stack, his son-in-law Thomas Brockmeier, and his grandson Andrew Ten Hoeve.


Wilson Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.