Owen “Jay” Jennings Bryant III was born on May 26, 1958 in Gainesville, FL. He died May 18, 2015. Jay resided most of his life in Waldo, FL. He was a very skilled Heavy Equipment Operator for 30 yrs. and worked in and around the Gainesville area. Jay enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and loved to go fishing. He is survived by his mother Dorthea Bryant, son Christopher Bryant, daughter Elisha Bryant, and four grandchildren Katelyne Bryant, Hailey Richey, Harley Bryant, and Bryson Richey.