Bryan Radford Coley passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at the age of 81 at Longview Regional Hospital in Longview, Texas.
Born May 23, 1938, Bryan was a native of Waxahachie, where he graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1956 and then graduated from Arlington State College in 1959. He was employed by Four States Wholesale Distributors in Longview as a sales representative for 30 years.
Bryan enjoyed spending time with loved ones, fishing and was a lover of music. He was an excellent storyteller and would have his audience sitting at the edge of their seats waiting for what came next. He will be deeply missed.
Bryan is preceded in death by is parents, Harley and Vaudene Coley of Waxahachie; brother- in-Law Lee Loyd of Ferris, Texas; and many cherished life-long friends.
Bryan is survived by his wife of 49 years, Eva Kay Coley; two sons, Mark Trawick, and Cameron Trawick and wife Sharon Toms Trawick; daughter, Kelly Coley Briseno and husband Matthew Briseno; grandchildren, Christopher, Kayla, Lydia Trawick and Luke Briseno; sisters, Pat Loyd, Page Kimbrell and husband Warner Kimbrell, and Cathy Oliphant and husband Tom Oliphant; niece Danna Miller and nephew Jason Kimbrell and wife Angie Kimbrell.
A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 27 at First Baptist Church, 1651 S. Midlothian Pkwy., Midlothian, TX 76065.