Joe  Bryant

Obituary of Joe Lee Bryant

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Joe Lee Bryant, 59, of Bayview, TX passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The tide took the captain out to sea on Wednesday, November 30th, he was fifty-nine. Better known as Joe Lee or Captain Joe, a beloved Father of two, spent much of his life on the water. Joe Lee was a key figure to South Padre Island and the main land Port Isabel as an exceptional boat captain and extraordinary diesel mechanic, he will be truly missed. Joe Lee's family will hold a boat procession December 18th, 2022, at 10:00am leaving Breakaway Cruises to celebrate his life, giving the captain one last comfortable ride across the water, where the tide will take him, to the vast, empty gulf he loved so much. There is no man more fit for the afterlife than Captain Joe Lee. Captain Joe Lee Bryant will pass through the South Padre Island Jetties for the final time on Sunday morning, December 18th. The Bryant family will lead a procession of boats, leaving the Breakaway Cruises dock at 10:00am. All are welcome to join in to pay their respects to one of the most well-known and beloved captains to ever cruise South Padre waters. The Breakaway boats, and the Captain Murphy’s boats are open on a first-come basis to anyone wishing to ride along. Joe Lee’s ashes will be spread at the end of the jetties, where the tides will carry them into the Gulf, the place where he spent so much of his life. A fitting tribute and final farewell…May you have fair winds and following seas Captain Joe. He was preceded in death by his father, Captain Joe Scott Bryant. Captain Joe Lee is survived by his children, Justin L Bryant and Daniel L Bryant; mother Mary Lou Luckett; siblings, Captain Mack Daniel Bryant, Debra K Bryant, and Captain Monty D Bryant; grandchildren, Laney Bryant and Lennox Bryant and many loving nephews and nieces. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Joe Lee Bryant at Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home and Crematory, 395 S. Sam Houston, Blvd., San Benito, TX 78586.
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Boat Procession

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sunday, December 18, 2022
Breakaway Cruises
33256 State Park Rd 100, Sea Ranch Marina
South Padre Island, Texas, United States
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Joe  Bryant

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Joe Bryant

1963 - 2022

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