Bryant W. Mank Sr., 78, of Rockland, passed away at the Knox Center in Rockland on Dec. 15.
Bryant was born on Aug. 17, 1940 in Warren to Burleigh Mank and Addie (Miller) Mank.
Bryant attended local schools and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waldoboro. He was a farmer and laborer for most of his life. He worked at Morse’s Sauerkraut in Waldoboro and was also a custodian at Medomak Valley High School. He retired from work so he could stay home and take care of his wife. In the summers he planted large gardens and cut his firewood. He enjoyed his Ford 8N tractor. He spent time watching NASCAR racing, old westerns and old movies and listened to old country music with his wife. Bryant was an active CB radio ham and enjoyed talking with others. After Bryant moved to the Knox Center he took annual summer trips to visit his wife’s grave at the German Cemetery. He was a dedicated provider for his family.
Bryant was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce (Creamer) Mank; son, Bryant Mank Jr.; sisters, Lorraine Seekins, Madelyn Hall, and Gertrude Moody; and brothers, Burleigh Mank Jr., Vernon Mank and Floyd Mank.
He is survived by daughter, Lorie Mank and companion Dalton Crummett of Washington; grandson, Braden Crummett of Washington; and sister, Doris Paulsen of Florida.
Visiting hours will be held from 5-7 p.m., Wed., Dec. 19 at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St., Waldoboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 20, also at Hall Funeral Home. Burial will be in the spring at the German Cemetery in Waldoboro.
Condolences may be shared at hallfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Waldoboro, 949 Main St., Waldoboro.