Willard Ryan
July 6, 1938 - June 10, 2022
Willard Ryan, 83, longtime resident of Trenton & Dade County, GA, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022.
Willard was retired from Combustion Engineering as a welder and spent his post-retirement years working in his shop welding for people in Dade County and other areas. He had served on the Trenton City Council for a number of years, was a Master Mason emeritus and Past Master of the Trenton Masonic Lodge #179 F&AM, and was a member of the Alhambra Shrine in Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar & Gladys Payton Ryan, sister, Lynda Ryan, and brothers, James & Ray Ryan.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Sue McMahan Ryan; daughter, Karen Ryan (Jon) Somsen, Rising Fawn, GA; son, Ralph (Kim) Ryan, Trenton, GA; several nieces, nephews, & cousins.
Graveside services will be held at a later date at Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org. Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.
A special thank you is extended to the staff of Crowne Health Care of Ft. Payne & Amedisys Hospice of Gadsden, AL for the care they provided.
Arrangements are by Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.