Ryan Patrick Leverenz, 22, Bradenton, passed away suddenly June 6, 2016. He was born on November 8, 1993 in Dunedin, Florida, and has been a lifelong resident of Manatee County. He formerly attended Lakewood Ranch High School where he was a member of the wrestling team. Ryan was also a fan of MMA fighting, and attended Bayside Community Church East Campus. Ryan was predeceased by his grandfathers; Frank Leverenz, Peter Leech, and John Butler, and is survived by his father, Christopher Leverenz of Sarasota, mother and step-father; Katherine and Marshall McLaughlin of Myakka City, two brothers; Brenden Leverenz of Tallahassee, FL, Cody McLaughlin of Myakka City, grandparents; Darlene Leverenz of Indian Rocks Beach, FL, Maura Leech of England, Les and Theresa McLaughlin of Myakka City. The family will receive friends from 9-10 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2016 with a Celebration of Ryan's life to follow at Bayside Community Church East Campus, 15800 St. Rd. 64 East, Bradenton. The family request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the church in his memory. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on June 9, 2016