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Obituary for Lucas Matthew Bryant

Lucas Matthew Bryant, 28, passed away as a result of a single car accident in Jackson County, Illinois, on Sunday evening, December 1, 2019.

Lucas was born on November 26, 1991, in Carbondale, Illinois, to Russell Matthew Bryant and Leandra (Hill) Bryant.

He was a member of the Operating Engineer's Local # 318. He liked to operate equipment and was a very hard worker. He was a former member of the MPS Fire Protection District. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge. He strived to make others laugh and he was very loving and had a good heart! He will be missed by so many!

Mr. Bryant was a member of Elm Street Baptist Church in Murphysboro.

Lucas is survived by his parents of Murphysboro;

one sister Holly Leanna Bryant and one nephew Rigdon Bryant;

his paternal grandmother Beverly Bryant of Ava; several aunts, uncles, and cousins;

his second family Blake, David and Cindy Canning of Murphysboro;

and his special dog "Hound".

He was preceded in death by his grandparents David and Martha Hill, his grandfather Eldon Bryant, and his step grandfather Ron Wheeler.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2019, at Elm Street Baptist Church with Rev Charles Allen officiating and burial at Mt. Joy Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Pettett Funeral Home and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Memorials may be made to the family. For more information, please visit