VERONA ISLAND – Randall Vance Bryant, 53, died July 10, 2005, at a Greenville hospital. He was born June 17, 1952, in Farmington. He graduated from Farmington schools and was a member of the first class to graduate from Mount Blue High School. He was currently employed as a Boiler Operator at International Paper Co., Bucksport, (formerly St. Regis and Champion) where he had worked for 33 years. He was an avid bus lover and belonged to the GM Bus Owners Group of New England, GMBONE. He was a member of the Felicity Masonic Lodge No. 19 AF & AM, Bucksport, and the Anah Temple Shrine where he was involved with mini-bikes. He was the first one to lend a helping hand to anyone in need, whether they were a friend or a stranger. He believed in living life to the fullest and memories meant more to him than money in the bank or material possessions. He was a one of a kind and a best friend to many. He was very proud of his family and loved doing things with his sons. He enjoyed helping his son, Ron with his racecar and enjoyed working on buses with his son, Mike. He enjoyed snowmobiling with his friends, watching car races with his family and spending time in the outdoors. He had a great sense of humor and liked to make people smile. He will be greatly missed by many. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Mary Mel (Sirois) Bryant of Verona Island; two sons, Ronnie Bryant and his wife, Kym, of Livermore, and their daughter, Shelby, son, Mike Bryant and his wife, Lisa, of Farmington, and their children, Lil’ Mikey, Travis and David; his mother, Hope (Pillsbury) Goings of Farmington Falls; his father, Vance Bryant and his wife, Helen, of Wilton; brothers, Stephen Bryant of Farmington Falls, Bobby Goings and his wife, Terri, of Hooksett, N.H.; sisters, Kim Mosher and her husband, Dick, of Temple, Karen Wolfe and her husband, Jon, of New Sharon, Kathi Caton and her husband, Bob, of Phillips; brothers, Gary Bryant and his wife, Nancy, of Temple, Darrell Bryant of Wilton, Scott Bryant and his wife, Leona, of Wilton; sister-in-law, Suzanne Langlais and her husband, Reggie, of Saco; brother-in-law, James Sirois of Farmingdale; sister-in-law, Annie Swindler and her husband, Paul, of Loxahatchee, Fla.; father-in-law, Fred Sirois of North Monmouth; several nieces, nephews, cousins; many aunts, uncles, and friends. He was predeceased by his dad, Harry Goings in 2003; brother-in-law, Jesse Sirois in 2004. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, July 14, 2005, at the Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport. Donations in his memory may be made to “B and D Racing” care of Franklin Savings Bank, 9 Main St., P.O. Box 30, Jay, ME 04239-0030.