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William D. “Wild Bill” Bryson II | 67

August 24, 1953 - December 7, 2020

William D. “Wild Bill” Bryson II, 67, of 151 Lynch Road, St. Marys, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020, at his residence, after a lengthy illness.

He was born August 24, 1953, in Nancy, France, adopted son of the late James and Oneita Reighard Bryson. Bill was a graduate of St. Marys High School, Class of 1972 and was a former employee of Eastern Sintered Alloys in St. Marys.

Affectionately known as “Wild Bill”, he was an avid listener of the Grateful Dead and was the ultimate “Dead Head”. He loved his five cats and enjoyed his Facebook friends. Bill was also a fan of the Dallas Cowboys.

Bill is survived by his daughter, Kayla Marie Bryson-Tucker and her fiancée Melissa Rivera of Coon Rapids, MN; his step-daughter, Angie Tucker of Curwensville; his granddaughter, Moncerrat “Monce” Ameczua; and by his extended family: Joe and Zita Greenawalt of St. Marys; and Martha Tucker of St. Marys.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service to be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. J. Tim Hoover officiating.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.




Funeral Service

December 16, 2020
11:00 AM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Final Resting Place

Tribute Wall


  1. Rest In Peace Wild Bill. You had a kind heart and stood by your beliefs.

    Ginny and Alan Schneider

  2. Bill will be remembered for his independent streak. He lived on his own terms! He was good and kind to all who reciprocated and had no regard for those who didn’t!

    Rest in Peace, friend!

  3. Sincere sympathy to Bill’s family during this sad time of loss.


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