The Edmond Sun

October 11, 2013

Charles O. Ryan


EDMOND — Charles O. Ryan, age 96 of Edmond, OK, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2013.  Charlie was born on January 29, 1917 in Guthrie, OK.  Charlie proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII.  He was employed by Dresser Industries for 40 years before retiring in 1984.  Charlie is survived by daughter, Phyllis Jones and her husband T. Jones of Horseshoe Bay, TX, Nicholas Vincent; best friend of 17 years, sister Annabelle Garrett of Midwest City, nieces, their spouses and children. Charlie is also survived by special friend Barbara Vincent of Edmond and many other close friends and wonderful neighbors; including Lt. Chris Bridges and Wendy Stover both of Edmond. Charlie was preceded in death by Minnie Uptygraft Ryan, his wife of 34 years, his parents Buck Ryan and Tillie Ryan, and sister Hazel Enger of Vancouver, WA.

Graveside Services will be held at Gracelawn Cemetery in Edmond, OK on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 1:00pm. Please come and celebrate his life with us.