Blakewood Ramsey Ryals, 83, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.
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He was born in Savannah and lived there most of his life. He was a retired electrician from Dixie Crystal in Savannah. He invested in and managed timber and was a good steward of the land. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served in the AC&W Squadron during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Savannah. His sister, Yvonne Ryals Murray, preceded him in death.
Survivors are Mr. Ryals' two sisters, Mary Arthur Rozier of Midway and Virginia Dare Rozier of Hinesville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Howard Funeral Home in Ludowici.
Funeral services will be Sunday, March 31, at the Walthourville Baptist Church with the Rev. John Hubbard officiating.
Burial will follow in the Wayfarer Cemetery in McIntosh County.
Howard Funeral Home - Ludowici
57 Oak St NW Ludowici, GA 31316
Published in Coastal Courier from Mar. 30 to Apr. 6, 2013