Mr. Dewey “Eddie” Ryan, age 73, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, January 13, 2014, at the Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital.
Mr. Ryan was a native of Washington County and son of the late John Walter & Mary Ellen Bolton Ryan. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ryan.
He was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Mr. Ryan was a United States Army Veteran. He retired from ITT North Electric, Raytheon and Tidewater Transit.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Spears Ryan, Jonesborough; son, Jamie Ryan; two daughters, Amy Ryan Dyer and Kathy Crawford and husband, John; grandchildren, Sarah Taylor-Norton and husband, Josh, and Matthew Shane Dyer; great-grandson, Darin Norton; brother, Jesse Ryan and Junior Ryan; sister, Ethel Hawkins; special sister-in-law, Joe Ryan; and several special nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Keasling.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM Wednesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jamie Ryan, Aaron Chesser, Craig Wyatt, Kenith Ryan, John Peters and John Crawford.
Condolences may be sent to the Ryan family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821