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Macon Telegraph, The (GA) - Saturday, January 24, 2004
WARNER ROBINS - William T. Ryan, Sr., 84, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2004. Services will be at 3P.M. Monday in the chapel of Heritage Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Parkway Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Ryan was born in Indianapolis, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Ethel Ryan, wife Hilda Laverne and a daughter, Jan Ryan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in the Korean and W.W.II conflicts. Mr. Ryan was retired from Robins Air Force Base as a Field Manager and was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include three sons, Sam (Sharon) Ryan of Weirsdale,FL, Tom (Sherry) Ryan of Warner Robins and Mike Ryan of Warner Robins, nephew, Dean (Lisa) Bloom of Buford,GA, eight grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one grand-niece.
Visitation will be from 7:00 until 9:00 P.M. Sunday evening at the funeral home.
The family of Mr. Ryan gives theirs prayers and special thanks to: Mr. Jim and Mrs. Mary Moody and family, VNA-nurses, Kathy, Dana, aides Evelyn and Tonya.
Contributions can be made to the Visiting Nurses Assoc. at 1213 Watson Blvd.,Warner Robins, GA 31093 in memory of Mr. Ryan.
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Name: William T. Ryan State of Issue: Ohio Date of Birth: SundayJune01, 1919 Date of Death: ThursdayJanuary22, 2004 Est. Age at Death: 84 years, 7 months, 21 days Confirmation:Verified Last known residence: City:Warner Robins County:Houston State:Georgia