ATLANTA (February 25, 2016) | On Thursday, Sen. Lester Jackson (D – Savannah), Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs Committee, honored the life and memory of Rep. Bob Bryant. Rep. Bob Bryant passed away early Thursday morning.
“Rep. Bob Bryant didn’t need a title, a title is good but purpose is better” said Sen. Jackson. “My friend Bob had that great purpose and he relied on that purpose to serve his fellow men through city and state government.”
Rep. Bob Bryant, a veteran state lawmaker, was first elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. Prior to being elected, he retired as an employee of the city of Savannah. He served in the Army for 20 years, including a two year tour in Vietnam and 10 years of service as an U.S. Army Recruiter. Rep. Bryant served on several boards in Garden City and in Savannah. While in the House, he served on several key committees and worked hard to pass legislation that was best for his constituents and citizens across the state.
Rep. Bob Bryant served his constituents and citizens around Georgia with immense leadership and purpose. He focused on doing the right thing and being the best representative and person he could be. His leadership, friendship and wisdom will be missed by many.
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For Immediate Release:
February 25, 2016
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