Bryant James McGiffen, Jr.
Bryant James McGiffen, Jr., 28, a resident of Cape Coral for the past 23 years, formerly of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Cape Coral. He was born February 12, 1991 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Bryant was a proud graduate of Ida Baker High School class of 2009. From there he completed Navy Boot Camp at Great Lakes Illinois as a reservist. After Naval discharge, he attended Piney Point where upon graduation he became a Merchant Marine. His initial love of traveling and learning about new cultures began with his two trips to Europe during his middle school career. During his career, Bryant was lucky enough to do what he loved and travel the world which included Africa, the Middle East, UAE, and South America. His final port of call was Hawaii which he said was his favorite place by far.
He is survived by his loving parents, Bryant McGiffen, Sr. and Kathie Kline of Cape Coral; one sister, Susan McGiffen of Cape Coral; maternal grandmother, Margie Kline of St. James City; one niece, Jade Emma McGiffen as well as two cousins, Mathew and Katherine Kline.
Funeral Services with Military Honors will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Cape Christian, 2110 Chiquita Blvd. South, Cape Coral, FL 33991 with Pastor Dennis Gingerich officiating. The Family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until the time of service.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Bryant James McGiffen, Jr. are suggested to The Surfriders Foundation, 942 Calle Negocio, Suite 350, San Clemente, CA 92673.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.