William B. ‘Bill’ Bryson Jr.

William B. “Bill” Bryson Jr., 72, of Muncy, passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at his home.

Born June 24, 1945, in Watsontown, he was a son of the late William B. and Sarah M. (Phillips) Bryson Sr. He married the former Linda L. Middaugh, and together they celebrated 52 years of marriage.

Bill enjoyed playing pool, and having his friends and family over to his home. Above all he loved spending time with his grandsons, especially building legos with them. Bill was also a charter member of the Muncy Valley Moose Lodge, Chapter No. 2222.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five sisters, Jean Sellers, of Muncy, Mary Shoemaker, of Turbotville, Connie (Ronald) Moser, of Montgomery, Carol Shoemaker, of South Williamsport, and Ann (Ronald) Wommer; three brothers, Harry (Winifred) Bryson, of Montgomery, Larry (Jeanie) Bryson, of Montgomery, and Robert (Charlene) Bryson, of Muncy; a daughter-in-law, Tina Bryson of Shallotte, N.C.; brother-in-law, Bruce (Charmaine) Middaugh, of Muncy; two grandsons, Donald Bassett, of Baltimore, Md., and Sean (Amanda Campbell) Bassett, of Hughesville; and two great-grandsons, Damian and Ethan Bassett.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Greg Bryson and a sister, Barbara Shoemaker.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with the Rev. James R. Pentz officiating. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Lycoming County SPCA, at lycomingspca.org/you-can-help/ways-to-help/.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.