RYAN, Robert Eugene, age 87 of Kettering, passed away August 21, 2020.
Robert was born on February 19, 1933 to Lloyd and Rosella (Bunnell) Ryan. After high school, he began working as a salesperson in the hardware industry. Working his way up, he became the owner of Taylor Hardware up until the store’s closure in December of 2013. Robert was no stranger to hard work, devoting himself completely to the task at hand. He enjoyed gardening and hunting for mushrooms, fishing, and the occasional game of horseshoes and ping pong. Robert was a member of Fairmont Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his wife Ruth Ryan; parents Lloyd and Rosella Ryan; and son Bobby Ryan. Robert is survived by his wife Florence Ryan; daughter Rhonda (Chris) Barrett; step-daughter Sandra Beeson; grandchildren Brandon and Nicholas Barrett, Zachary and Heather Ryan, and Jonathon and Dylan Beeson; great-grandchildren Orion and Kira Barrett.
Family will greet friends from 10:00am-12:00pm Tuesday, August 25, with a funeral service at 12:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Services in the care of ROUTSONG FUNERAL HOME, KETTERING. A link to the live streamed services will be added to Robert’s Tribute Wall found at www.routsong.com
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