Kenneth Emmitt Bryan, 66, of Orange, passed away April 11, at his home surrounded by loved ones.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 15, at First Baptist Church of West Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Procella. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00p.m., Thursday, at First Baptist Church of West Orange.

Born in Orange, Nov. 20, 1949, he was the son of William Ellison Kershaw Bryan and Edna Lona (Rehling) Bryan. Kenny was a custodian at West Orange Stark School District and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of West Orange. He enjoyed spending every chance he could with his family. Materialistic things weren’t important to Kenny, as he was happy to have his faith and his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew Timothy Lackey.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Bryan; children, Dena Bryan, David Bryan and wife Rachel, and Robert Bryan; grandchildren, Emily Bryan, Katelyn Keneson and William Messick; sisters, Charline Watz and Carolyn Boudoin, along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.