James Allen Ryan, 71, of Lyburn passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at his home. He was born October 10, 1943 a son of the late Virgil and Mary Ryan.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his mother and father in law Arthur and Jo Mullins. His sister Donna Jean Williams, son in law Tom Christian and his best friend Tom Caldwell.
Allen was a retired coal miner and loved working on classic cars and going to car shows.
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 50 years Judy Ryan. Three children Kim Christian, Bo Ryan and Shawn (Bob) Evans all of Lyburn. One sister Carolyn Hunter of Neighbert. Four Granddaughters Judy Marie Owsley of Lyburn, Kala Russell of Logan, Kelli Jo (Keith) Bailey of Cyclone and Brittany Ryan. Four grandsons Brandon Christian of Logan, Jacob (Katie) Evans of Fort Irwin, California, Garrett Ryan and Justin Mullins of Lyburn Eight great grandchildren, his special Buddy Buddy Missy Cline and his good friend Bill Workman. Also a host of family and friends.
Services will by 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2015 at the James Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Billy Addair and Donnie Wells officiating. Burial will follow in the Mullins Cemetery at Lyburn. Friends may call from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday also at the James Funeral Home Chapel. Pallbearers will be Bo Ryan, Bob Evans, Brandon Christian, Jake Evans, Justin Mullins, Keith Bailey, Greg Vance, Jackie Starkey and Bill Workman. Condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com