Ralph Robert Ryan (1962 - 2016)

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  • "So sorry to hear. I have fond memories of Ralph from many..."
  • "Even though we hardly saw each other as adults I remember..."
    - Cousin Phyl Ryan-Parker
  • "I am so sad to hear this news. Ralph was such a kind person..."
  • "So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers are with you!"
  • "He was a fighter and a very loving person. He now is..."
    - Julie
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Ralph Robert Ryan, 54, of Beverly Hills, FL, passed on Thursday, September 8th, 2016. Born June 8th, 1962, in Port Heron, MI, to parents Mike and Ruth Ryan.
"Your shoes untied."
Ralph was the most loving and caring person you'd ever want to meet. He was witty, intelligent, and had an amazing sense of humor. He was selfless, always thinking of others, and ready to help any one in need. Many people considered him a father figure, he was the best grandfather imaginable. When he made friends, they were friends for life. He was accepting, and searched for the best in everyone.
For the last fifteen years, Ralph worked for Terri's Taxi as dispatcher and driver and has touched the lives of many, many people in the community. When he wasn't working, he enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren, spending time with his family and friends, and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth, his father, Mike, and his sister, Susan.
He is survived by his loving wife, Titine "Tazz" Ryan; his sons Matthew Cooper, Jimmy Patterson (Caressa), Justin Prus; his grandchildren- Mindy Edwards, Tyler Prus, Austin Prus, Andrew Patterson, Carter Patterson, great- granddaughter Elizabeth "Tooty"; and his brothers and sister- Mike, Terry (Vickie- deceased), Doug, Dennis (Julie), Kelly (Pam), Maryann and Andy; in- laws- Carla Enriquez (Dan), Jason Elliott (Liz); as well as a multitude of nieces and nephews who adored him.
A memorial service will be held at North Oak Baptist Church, 9324 North Elkcam Blvd, Citrus Springs, FL 34433, on Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at 5pm. A reception will follow.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 13, 2016