Welcome to the memorial page for

Maurice Clinton Ryan

June 18, 1936 ~ April 26, 2017 (age 80)

Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Mr. Maurice C. Ryan, age 80 of Franklin County.  Mr. Ryan passed away Wednesday April 26, 2017 at Lifecare-Tullahoma.  Mr. Ryan is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Mittelstadt Ryan, daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Gary Cox of Gray, TN., son and daughter-in-law, James and Pamela Ryan of Manchester; granddaughter, Elizabeth Ryan and great-grandson Jacob Ryan of Cookeville; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Anton Dreher; niece, Levada Beck; nephew and wife, Robert and Deborah Easley, all of Columbia, TN.  Mr. Ryan retired in 1991 after serving 33 years in the U.S. Public Health Services.  In retirement, he was proud to be a member of the Tennessee Woodworkers Club.  He made over 100 items of furniture and decorative arts for family, friends and the community.  He was an avid reader and fisherman.  A memorial service will be conducted at Watson-North Funeral Home on Sunday June 25, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Bill Midgett officiating.  Online condolences may be sent to

 Service Information

Memorial Service
June 25, 2017

2:30 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

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