LANCASTER, SC ~ Mr. Thomas Ross Bryson, age 63, died Thursday, November 2, 2017. He was born October 24, 1954 in Brevard, NC, the son of the late Oscar Ross Bryson and Ruby Waters Bryson. He is the husband of Lora Potts Bryson. He retired from Bowater Corporation and was known as the “Man of Many Waterfalls”. Being from Brevard, he hiked the mountains of western North Carolina seeking beautiful waterfalls his entire life. He was a loving husband and father.
Tom is survived by his wife, Lora Potts Bryson; a daughter, Jennifer Bryson Wolfer and husband, Ariel Wolfer and their children, Lena and Livia Wolfer of Ashburn, VA; a son, Jacob Ross Bryson and his wife, Ashlynn Bryson and their daughter, Skylar Bryson of Independence, MO; a step-daughter, Christy Gray Lewis and her husband, Joseph Lewis and their sons, Landon and Cade Lewis of Cape Carteret, NC, and a step-son, Kenneth C. Gray, Jr. and his wife, Kristin Cribb Gray and their daughter, Savannah Nicole Gray of Swansboro, NC; and his mother and father-in-law; Randolph and Georgia Potts of Lancaster.
The family will accept friends from 2:00 – 5:00 pm Saturday, November 4, 2017 at their home. A Celebration of Life service is being planned for a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.
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We at South Carolina First Steps are so deeply saddened to learn of Tom's passing. You have been - and will remain - in our daily prayers.
Submitted by Dan Wuori on Nov 3 2017 10:57:52 AM
Love never died May you and your family feel the oeace which passes all understanding as your grieve his transition. In prayer and sympathy!
Submitted by Darnell Byrd McPherson on Nov 3 2017 10:41:36 AM
Susan & Mark Lipsey lit a candle for Thomas Ross Bryson
Susan & Mark Lipsey lit a candle on Nov 3 2017 07:00:38 AM
Lora, lifting up grateful prayers for this wonderful husband, father and grandfather to your family. Wishing all of you strength in the coming days. You are loved by many.
Submitted by Debbie Jaillette on Nov 3 2017 01:08:04 AM
We are sending our love to your family. Tom was a great man and will truly be missed. We love you all!!!! Danny, Amanda and Kenlynn
Submitted by Amanda Lewis on Nov 2 2017 08:05:01 PM
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