Benny McBryar, 60, of Hixson, died on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at his residence.
He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and Lookout Valley area.
He was a onetime member of the Chamberlain Memorial Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School teacher and choir member and was currently a member of the Philadelphia Baptist Church.
He was owner and operator of McBryar Brothers Construction.
His passions in life were his family, friends, working, and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Carrie McBryar; two brothers, L.A. and Andrew McBryar; and sister, Juanita McBryar.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Susan McBryar; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Lee Ann McBryar of Chattanooga; four brothers, Homer McBryar of Chattanooga, Roy McBryar of Cottonwood, Ala., Clyde McBryar of Chattanooga, and J.R. McBryar of Chattanooga; two sisters, Annita Hicks of Chattanooga and Freida Rosenbaum of Harrison; granddaughter, Ava McBryar of Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Hospice of Chattanooga at 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416, or to Philadelphia Baptist Church, 4501 Oak Hill Road Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 21, at 12:30 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Jeremy Fincher officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors provided by the Navy.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 20, from 2-7 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, Rossville.