Horace Augustus Ryan, 93, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday July 27, 2020 at the G. V. “Sonny” Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson. A retired Farmer for over 50 years and also retired from The Yazoo County Road Department, he was a member of Ogden Baptist Church. Horace was a very well loved member of his community and never met a stranger.
Survivors include; son; Horace Allen (Melinda) Ryan, daughter; Melissa “Lisa” Ryan (Don) Womack
both of Mechanicsburg, grandchildren; Christy Lynn White, Nettie Diane White, and Dustin Allen (April) Ryan, great grandsons; Nathan Kyle Womack, and Maddox Allen Ryan, nephew Grover Lyman Ryan, and a host of nieces and nephews and other beloved family members.
Horace was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years Nettie Pearl Dement Ryan, parents; Grover Cleveland & Nettie Alma Cook Ryan, brothers; Leonard Melvin Ryan, Grover Lyman Ryan, nephew; Leonard Melvin Ryan, II, and niece Alice Sue Ryan-Kris.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday July 30th in Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City with Rev. James Pettis officiating.
There is no public visitation scheduled. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Lenny Ryan, Mark Dement, Marty Dement, Matt Dement, Cary Dorrell, and Walter Tenant,. Serving as honorary pallbearers are; Nonnie McGraw, Max New, and Bernice Hilderbrand.