Bryan Allen Weise, 57, of Wallis, Texas, died May 7, 2017, in El Campo. Bryan was born Sept. 11, 1959, in Falfurrias, Texas, to Allen and Joyce Payne Weise. Bryan was raised in Yorktown.
He was a 1978 graduate of Yorktown High School before attending Victoria Community College. He worked in the oilfields for 20-plus years before becoming a butcher and market manager.
Bryan loved to use his knowledge of meat at various charity barbecues. His other loves were serving as Deputy Grand Knight with the Knights of Columbus, singing and making music playing the guitar.
Bryan is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marie Macha Weise; daughter Alyssa Rhoads (Calvin) of Port O’Connor; sons Brandon Weise (Brittany) of Friendswood; Joseph Weise of Wallis; sister Becky Meriwether (Paul) of Mt Pleasant; brother Boyd Weise (Pam) of Yorktown; grandchildren Devyn Podsim, Jaydin Rhoads, Audrey Rhoads, and Talia Weise.
A funeral mass was celebrated Friday, May 12, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis with burial at the church cemetery.
Pall bearers were Michel Zurovec, Sam Williams, Steve Williams, Matthew Kulhanek, Calvin Rhoads and Daniel Martinez.
Condolences may be left at www.whartonfuneralhome.com.