Raymond Allen Ryan, Jr., 82 years, of Perryville, MD, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at home. Born March 11, 1937 in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the son of the late Raymond Allen Ryan Sr. and Evelyn Woodrow Ryan.
Allen was a lifetime member and past fire chief of The Community Volunteer Fire Company of Perryville, MD. He was formerly employed as fire chief by the Chesapeake Job Corps.
Allen is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Nora Polk Ryan of Perryville, MD; children, Raymond Allen Ryan III and wife, Bonnie, of Perryville, MD, Lisa Ann Koch of Earleville, MD, Karen Marie Bicking and husband, Tom, of Charlestown, MD, Tracy Lynn Bennett of Perryville, MD, Scott Ford Ryan and wife, Veronica, of Aberdeen, MD, and Kevin Wayne Ryan and loving companion, Shelley, of Perryville, MD, ten grandchildren; one great grandchild;
brothers, George Edward Ryan of Perryville, MD, and Charles F. Ryan of Peach Bottom, PA; and sister, Carolyn L. McMullen of Perryville, MD.
In addition to his parents, Allen was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary Culley, a son-in-law, Edward C. Bennett, and a grandchild, Justin Shelton.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 11 AM, at the Lee A. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, P.A., of Perryville, MD. Visitations for family and friends will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 6 PM until 9 PM, with a second visitation Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 10 AM until 11 AM, at the funeral home prior to the funeral service. Pastor Michael A. Caldwell of the Asbury United Methodist Church of Port Deposit, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Asbury Cemetery, Port Deposit, MD.