Services for Jason Hiram "J.H." Bryan were held Friday, April 4, 2014, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel.

The Rev. David Rives officiated. Burial followed in North Bend Methodist Cemetery with military honors.

Mr. Bryan, 63, of Decatur, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Biloxi VA Medical Center.

He was a native of Newton County and lived on the Gulf Coast where he graduated from Biloxi High School in 1969. He was a 1974 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a commissioned officer from 1975 until 1978 with tours in Guam and the Philippines. Mr. Bryan was a member of Decatur United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his brothers, Ernest Bryan of Decatur, Everette Bryan of Boston, Mass. and Jerry Bryan of Perkinston.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Bryan and sisters, Mary Ann Curtin and Retha Friedman.