Shawnee resident Alfred Bryce, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at a local hospital.

Shawnee resident Alfred Bryce, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at a local hospital.

The family will be at Walker Funeral Service to receive friends on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Services will 2 p.m., Saturday, July 7, at Liberty Baptist Church with Phil Thompson and Mike Massey officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Alfred was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Shawnee to Sherman Wesley Bryce and Goldie Mae (Lawson) Bryce. He graduated from Bethel High School in 1951.

He married Adriane (Hackett) in 1958.

Mr. Bryce served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and received the National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

He worked most of his life a mason bricklayer.

He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, the Masonic Lodge #107, and the V.F.W.

He enjoyed fishing, drinking coffee and walking in the mall, and being ornery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a son: Brett Bryce, eight brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include a daughter: Rhonda Gardner and husband Randy of Meeker; four grandchildren: Dillon McCabe and wife Cassidy of Shawnee, Danielle Gardner of Meeker, Wesley Bryce of Bethel, and Chris Bryce and Brittany of Shawnee; two great-grandchildren: Thomas and Avery Bryce of Shawnee; two sisters: Virginia Hopkins of Bethel and Zelma Cox of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; one brother: Bob Bryce of North Carolina; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.