Jerry J. Ryan, 62 of Pittsburg, KS died Wednesday January 28, 2009 at the Mt. Carmel Medical Center following a long illness.

Jerry J. Ryan, 62 of Pittsburg, KS died Wednesday January 28, 2009 at the Mt. Carmel Medical Center following a long illness.
He was born November 5, 1946 in Pittsburg the son of Norman J. and Marie K. (Bauer) Ryan.  He attended area schools and graduated from Pittsburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
He worked for State of Kansas as a Civil Rights investigator and later a supervisor.  He also worked for McNally’s, and Atkinson Armature works in Pittsburg.
He was a member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
Survivors include a brother Patrick and wife Carol Ryan of Granby, MO; two nephews Scott Ryan and wife Shannon of Granby, Michael Ryan and wife Jeanette of Honolulu, HI and four great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be at a later dates.  Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com.  Memorials may be left to the SEK Humane Society; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.  Cremation by Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.