Roger Ryan

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January 23, 1932 - November 22, 2013

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Tuesday, November 26th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.


Wednesday, November 27th at 10 a.m. the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Westerville


Roger Vernon Ryan, age 81, of Westerville, Ohio passed away Friday, November 22, 2013. Born January 23, 1932 in Portsmouth Ohio. Vice President of Ryan International. Korean War Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ryan; parents, W. Gordon and Fay Ryan; brother, George Ryan; sister, Julia Speasmaker; step-daughter, Elaine Stewart. Survived by children, Sara Ellen (Buck) Slack of Pataskala, OH; Nancy Ryan of Thornville, OH; Donea Ryan of Heath, OH, Michelle (Bob) Ryan-Scobee of Marysville, OH, Glen (Vanessa) Ryan of Mt. Vernon, OH; step-son, John Dudgeon of Arkansas; brother, Paul Ryan of Dublin, OH; sister, Mary Reed of Saracuse, Utah; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville on Tuesday, November 26th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.. A service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 27th at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 307 Huber Village Blvd, Westerville, OH 43081. Interment Greenlawn Cemetery, Portsmouth, OH. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association 471 E. Broad St., Suite 1630, Columbus, OH 43215 or Mt. Carmel Hospice 6150 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43213. Condolences may be made at

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Mike Marie - Nov 27, 2013

To The Ryan Family – My condolences are with you all during this difficult time. I very much enjoyed the 7 years I spent working with with Roger and other members of the Ryan International team. One of the “Good Guys” who will be missed. Thoughts & Prayers, Mike Marie

David Heaton - Nov 26, 2013

To the Ryan Family, Brynne and I wish to express our condolences to you all at Rogers passing. Our time spent with you during our years in Ohio are remembered fondly. We will always remember Roger for his easy going lovable demeanor. May the Lord bless you with peace and His love during this challenging time. All our love, thoughts and prayers,
David and Brynne Heaton

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