Frank T. RYAN

Frank T. Ryan

SPRINGFIELD - Frank T. Ryan, 33, of Springfield, passed away at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, 2012.

Frank was born July 13, 1979 in Springfield, the son of Patrick A. and Delores Roberts Ryan. He married Michelle Skube on November 12, 2012 in Jamaica.

Frank was a graduate of Southeast High School. He owned and operated The Artist's Edge Tattoo Shop in Springfield, where he was well known for his amazing, award winning tattoo artistry. Frank was a Dad first, but never missed out on social gatherings with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle Ryan of Springfield; his mother, Delores Watkins of Springfield; three sons, Ashton, Chayse, and Drew Ryan of Springfield; two step-sons, Jayson and Brody Skube of Springfield; grandmother, Nancy Ryan; one brother, Mathew P. (wife, Shelley) Ryan of Taylorville; three nephews, Patrick, Nathan, and Michael; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Ceremony: 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Ryan Childrens' Education Fund, c/o any Marine Bank location.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Nov. 28, 2012