FORT COLLINS, Colo. — William P. “Bill” Ryan, Fort Collins, Colo., a former resident of Fredericktown, Ohio, died Monday, May 27, 2013, after a brief illness.
Bill worked for Cooper Energy in Mount Vernon and Grove City, Pa., before moving to Fort Collins to take a position with the Woodward Corp.
Bill, son of Edgil and Ruth (Shaw) Ryan, was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lucy; son, Paul; brothers, Paul, Ernie and John; sisters, Mary Lou and Maxine.
Bill is survived by sons, Dan (Dan Burns), Keith (Anna), Charles (Maria), Ken (Amy) and Ron (Jessica); his grandchildren, Matthew, Marcus, Olivia, Peter, Wesley and Bodhi; and Bill’s companion, Linda. Also surviving are a brother, Bob Ryan; sisters, Patricia Mendez, Barbara Blanchard and Martha Blanchard.
The funeral service and burial are in Fort Collins on Friday. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Douglas farm, 18147 Divelbiss Road, Fredericktown. Bill’s friends are asked to attend for food and fellowship with his family.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.