Funeral services for Mr. Ryerson will be held Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at
2 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with visitation from noon until the service. Dr. Larry Locke will officiate, and interment will follow in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Ryerson, age 86, of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at his residence. He was preceded in death by parents, Alvah John and Ellen Ryerson; first wife, Kathleen Ryerson; and wife, Ethelyn Ryerson.
He is survived by his sons, Jack (Charlotte) Ryerson, of Arizona, Thomas E. Ryerson, of Pennsylvania; brother, David G. (Kathy) Ryerson, of Connecticut; grandchildren, Julia (Steven) Hall and Miles Ryerson; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Robert, Sadie and Jonathan Hall; step-children, Stanley (Cheryl) Wiecek, David (Margaret) Wiecek, John (Martine) Wiecek, Diane (George) Meyer & Carol (Harold) Ludlow; and numerous step-grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Ryerson was a retired accounting manager with Fortune Plastics Connecticut, a WWII and Koreon War Navy veteran, and a member of College Hills Church of Christ.
Family will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Cedar Seniors Center. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Cedar Seniors at 226 University Ave. in Lebanon, TN 37087.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obit line 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.