Russell Travers “Pat” Ryan, age 95 of Franklin, TN passed away February 18, 2018.
Graduate of Northwestern University and received his Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama. Talented singer and harmonica player where he performed in opera venues and barbershop quartets. He loved “puns”!
Preceded in death by wife, Lilamae Bumstead Ryan; son, Timothy Thomas Ryan and son in law, George Brubaker. Survived by: daughters, Kathleen Ryan and Robyn (Harold Skelton) Ryan; grandchildren, Jeremy (Monika) Ryan and Jason (Leigh) Ryan; five great grandchildren and “adopted daughter”, Linda Patterson Collins.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted 3:00 PM Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Rev. Sally Hughes officiating. Memorials may be made to The Contributor, P.O. Box 332023, Nashville, TN 37203. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com