On Wednesday June 16th, 2021, Ronald (Ron) Ryan, loving husband, and father, died at age 80.
Ron was born on August 14th, 1940, in Hudson Ohio to Clergy and Eleanor (Nicodemus) Ryan. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Akron and worked in sales for corrugated boxes until his retirement. His first marriage produced two daughters, Tracy and Jennifer. He was married to his wife Brenda on May 8th, 1997.
Ron liked to play the organ and sing for family and friends. He loved being around people and was quick with a joke or a funny story. He had a passion for The Ohio State football team and could be found in front of the TV every Saturday during football season cheering them on.
Ron was preceded in death by his Father Clergy, Mother Eleanor, Sister Connie, Niece Marlyce and Son-in-Law Royce. He is survived by his wife Brenda, daughters Tracy, Jennifer (Roger), and Meghan (Evan), Brother Dennis (Kathleen), grandsons Nathan, Alex and Owen, nephew Brian (Laura) and several great nieces and nephews.
Visitation and Funeral will be held at Hodapp Funeral Home 7401 Vine St. Cincinnati Oh. 45216 on Thursday June 24th, 2021. Visitation begins at 11:00 am with the funeral following at 12:00 pm. The family will be dining at Bensons Tavern 419 W Benson St, Reading, OH 45215, following the service. Attendees are invited to come and share stories about Ron.
The family has requested donations be made in Ron’s name to the American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.