Born in Athens on May 10, 1971, Bryan was the oldest son of Katherine Bryan Yeary and Eddie Maurice Madden. He was a 1989 graduate of Elbert County Comprehensive High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Georgia. He was self-employed in sales marketing and was very passionate about his work. Bryan was an avid Georgia Bulldog and Elbert County Blue Devil sports supporter and Mecole Hardman, Jr.’s biggest fan! He was dedicated to keeping his social media friends up-to-date with play by play reports of both team’s ball games. His tender heart led him to have a great passion for all animals. He was a proud Episcopalian and a lifelong member of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church.
Bryan is survived by his parents: Kathie and Jay Scott of Elberton and Eddie and Linda Madden of Hartwell; siblings: Hutton and Marian Madden of Sugar Hill, Ashley Madden of Atlanta, Katherine Scott of Elberton, and Alicsha and Jason Ogle of San Diego, CA; companion, Amanda Richardson of Elberton; nephews and nieces: Kate and Colton Madden and John and Alaina Ogle; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Katherine Yeary and Jack and Sue Madden; special aunt, Irene Cochran; and his four-legged companion, Biscuit.
Memorial services celebrating his life will be held on Tuesday, June 19, at 4 o’clock in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with Father John Keeler officiating. Friends wishing to do so will have an opportunity to share their favorite memory during the service.
The family is at the residence of Jay and Kathie Scott, Calhoun Falls Highway, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Monday evening.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Elbert County Humane Society, PO Box 267, Elberton, GA 30635.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Michael ‘Bryan’ Madden.