Obituary: Robert Thomas Ryan |

Obituary: Robert Thomas Ryan

Lifelong cattleman; Carson Valley resident

Robert Thomas Ryan, 69, died Dec. 9, 2003, at the Washoe Medical Center in Reno.

He was born Aug. 5, 1934 to Charles T. Ryan and Phyllis Jones in Oceanside, Calif.

Bob was in the cattle business his entire life. His personal herd was Angus and he managed the Ace Hereford Ranch in Woodfords for 25 years. He had lived in the Carson Valley since 1971.

Surviving are his wife Barbara of Gardnerville; son and daughter-in-law Richard and Sandy; son and daughter-in-law Michael and Cathy; son Gary; daughter Linda; daughter Michele; grandchildren Richie, Kelsey, Joshua, Lynsey, Zachary and Sarah; sister Abbie Nelson; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial service will be Saturday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville. Interment will be private at Eastside Memorial Park in Minden.

The family appreciates the beauty of flowers but asks that in lieu, donations be made to charity of choice.

FitzHenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home in Gardnerville was funeral director.