Thomas A. Bryson Legacy Fund

Thomas "Tommy" Andrew Bryson, age 68, went home to be with Jesus on July 30, 2017.

A lifelong resident of the Mills River Valley and a 1967 graduate of West Henderson High School. Mr. Bryson was the co-owner of Appalachian Stove & Fabricators, in Asheville, for 40 years, until his retirement, in 2012.

With a deep love for community, the Bryson family will continue to support his charitable giving through this fund. Thank you for helping to continue his legacy.

Tommy is survived by his his wife, of 48 Years, Allison Lynette "Lynn" Bryson; his sons, Richard (Rick) Bryson of Greenville, SC and Joseph (Joey) Bryson of Mills River; sisters Elaine Bryson Pettit of Mills River and Marguarite Bryson McGraw of Mills River, brother Robert Forrest Bryson of Fruitland; and six beautiful grandchildren.