Charles Augustus Bryant

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Charles Augustus Bryant

August 10, 1961 - September 10, 2018

Charles Augustus Bryant Charles Augustus Bryant of Atlanta, formerly of Dalton, GA, passed away on September 10, 2018. A devoted father and husband, Mr. Bryant left a career as a lawyer to become an award-winning teacher, spending nearly two decades as a dedicated member of student life in and out of the classroom at Woodward Academy. He leaves behind his loving wife Sacy Bryant and sons William and Cooper Bryant. Additional survivors include his father H. Randall Bryant and brother John E. Bryant, along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Charlotte Mayo Bryant and brother H. Randall Bryant, Jr.
Born August 10, 1961 in Dalton, Georgia, Mr. Bryant was a 1979 graduate of Dalton High School, 1983 graduate of the University of Alabama, and 1986 graduate of Cumberland Law School at Samford University. While attending college he served as President of the Delta Chi fraternity and was selected to the Law Review at Samford. He received his Masters degree in Education from Harvard University.
He worked as a tax attorney before pursuing his dream of teaching and traveling the world. Since 1999, he has been on the faculty teaching Economics, History, and Government Studies at Woodward Academy where he was recently awarded the honor of STAR Teacher as voted by the student body. He was also involved with coaching golf and cross country, as well as doing play-by-play analysis for the Woodward Academy football team. His final selfless act was to become an organ donor and help over 30 people.
The soundtrack to his life was "Love Me Do" by The Beatles. Many will miss you.
A funeral is scheduled for Friday, September 14th at 4 p.m. at St. Anne's Episcopal Church with a reception to follow at Cherokee Town Club.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Shepherd Center.
Published on September 12, 2018
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