Visitation Information:

January 12th, 2019 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Service Information:

January 12th, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Mr. Bryan Jay Van Dyke, 39

~~Mr. Bryan Jay Van Dyke, age 39, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family.

Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at Memorial Park South Cemetery.  Rev. Dave Channell will officiate.  The family will receive friends 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.  Following the service the family will have fellowship and continue the celebration of Bryan’s life at the Christ Place Church Venue.

Mr. Van Dyke was born November 20, 1979 to Donald Jay & Linda Pastoor Van Dyke in Hudsonville, Michigan. He was the oldest boy of six children who all grew up in Michigan where they have been a very close family.

Bryan always was extremely hard working and started his own tile business for over 20 years.  He had a love for the outdoors and kayaking which was shared with his brothers and best friends taking many trips filled with memories for a lifetime.

He met Jodie in 2002 and the 2 were inseparable, enjoyed living life together and adding their 2 beloved children Owen, 12 and Kayla, 10 to their family.  He was an amazing husband and father.  He valued his faith and family and worked hard to provide for them.  He attended Christ Place Church during his short-lived time in GA but his church home was Grace Community Church in Michigan. 

Mr. Van Dyke is survived by his wife of 14 ½ years, Jodie Van Dyke of Flowery Branch; son, Owen Jay Van Dyke; daughter, Kayla Jean Van Dyke; parents, Donald Jay & Linda Van Dyke of Hudsonville, Michigan; siblings, Brenda & Joel Van Baren of Wyoming, Michigan, Jeremy Scott & Tiffany Van Dyke of Jenison, Michigan, Michael Van Dyke of Hudsonville, Michigan, Jonathan & Maryann Van Dyke of Allendale, Michigan and Brianna & Matthew Fisher of Jenison, Michigan; and several nieces & nephews.

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia  30542 is in charge of arrangements.  Send on-line condolences to

Condolences 7
Rich Bloem 2019-01-10 09:30:23
Our deepest sympathy for the passing away of Bryan. Bryan Van Dyke was an amazing man! He has been my friend for 20+ years. Integrity and an amazing legacy. Rest In Peace my friend! You will forever be missed!
Stacy Pearson 2019-01-10 11:37:54
God is holding you all in His arms. We love you, and will continue to pray for your entire family. With Love and Sympathy, The Pearson’s
Lacey Bereza 2019-01-10 14:37:34
Deepest sympathy for the passing of Bryan. We are surrounding your family in prayer. With Love, The Bereza's
Mr. Mrs. Robert Wright 2019-01-10 17:36:20
May you be comforted during this transition knowing Jay is resting in the bosom of our Lord and Saviour.
Darlene McDaniel 2019-01-10 18:45:30
Please accept our deepest sympathies in the death of Bryan!! May you feel the strong arms of the Great Comforter holding you securely! We are lifting you in prayer continually!! Much love to those precious kids!!! Mr. Rupert and Darlene (neighbors on Deep Creek Ct)
Sharon and Tedd Litty (friends from Grace in Michigan) 2019-01-10 23:23:03
Our sincerest condolences to you, Jody and the children, and many prayers for you in the days, weeks, and months ahead. We have fond memories of you, Bryan, and the kids sitting right in front of us in our "usual spot" at Grace Community here in Hudsonville. May God's peace that passes all understanding be yours and His comfort be very real to you. With love and prayers, Tedd ands Sharon LItty
Cathy & Mike Gettle 2019-01-11 11:06:21
Our sincere sympathies to you & your families. May God give you the strength & comfort that you will need during this time.
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