Paul Brown Bryce, age 74, of Pima, went to be with his Lord and Savior April 6, 2016, at 8:44 a.m., in Mesa, Arizona.
Paul was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Bryce was born November 15, 1941, in Ashurst, Arizona, at the home of Dewey Alonzo Bryce and Hazel Salena Brown Bryce. He resided in the Ashurst and Ft. Thomas area in the early years of his life, attending and participating in FFA, Ag and sports. One of his fondest memories was being chosen to play in the Arizona High School Football All-Star game. Following his gradation from Ft. Thomas High School, Paul attended Eastern Arizona Collage where he continued with his love of football. Shortly after college he gave his heart to the love of his life, Sherri Rice, on May 31, 1966. Together they raised four beautiful children, three girls and one boy. Paul loved his family very much and never met a stranger. He loved to make people laugh and always treated people with a smile. Paul touched the lives of a lot of young people through his years in the Boy Scouts of America and all of the young farm hands that he had as helpers on the family farm. He enjoyed hunting and driving back country roads in his jeep.
Paul is survived by: his wife of 50 years, Sherri Bryce; his children, Paula Kamrowski (David), of Hereford, Arizona, Tammy Cook (Mike), of Mesa, Arizona, Kevin Bryce (Megan), of Sierra Vista, Arizona and Kellie May (Jackie Don), of Mobeetie, Texas; fourteen grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren. Paul was predeceased by: his mother, Hazel; his father, Dewey; and a brother, Keith.
Funeral services for Paul will be conducted Saturday afternoon, April 9, 2016, at 3:00 p.m., at the Pima L.D.S. Chapel by Bishop Mike Brown of the Pima Fourth Ward. Concluding services will follow at the Thatcher Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m., at the Pima L.D.S. Chapel Junior Sunday School Room.
Online condolences may be offered at viningfuneralhome.com Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.