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Gerald T Bryson

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 4:29 pm

Gerald T Bryson, age 94, passed away peacefully at The Bluffs in Columbia, MO on May 14, 2024.

A longtime resident of Centralia MO where he raised his family, he specialized in farm real estate while pursuing an interest in cattle farming among other variety of business pursuits.   A driven man of many adventures could be found exploring the USA with his family, hunting, building things from go carts to sleigh wagons, always ready for card games or jigsaw puzzles but probably know most for his ready laugh and jokester persona.    A tough man molded by the Marines led a fearless zestful long life.

He leaves behind his life partner Karen Huggans of Columbia MO and her two children Sean (Shawn) Huggans of Columbia, MO, Jamie (Andrea) Huggans of Warrensburg, MO and their 4 children.   His two children, Randy (Pam) Bryson  of Columbia, MO and Carmen Mckinstry of Chicago.  And his 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.   The family with host a private celebration of life.