William Ryant

November 3, 1937 ~ March 13, 2019 (age 81)


William D. “Bud” Ryant, 81, of Guymon, Oklahoma, was called home to Heaven by his Lord on Wednesday March 13, 2019, because his work on earth was done.  Bud was born November 3, 1937 in Cleveland.  He resided and operated a farm in Guymon for the past 10 years and prior to that, he resided and operated a farm for 35 years in Big Prairie, Ohio in Wayne County.  Bud was Born Again in 1972 and married the love of his life in 1974.  He formerly worked for the City of Westlake in the Service Department, at France Manufacturing in Westlake and at Red Head Brass in Shreve.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Guymon and was formerly a member of Millersburg Baptist Church in Millersburg.  Bud loved music and he enjoyed singing.  He was a loving husband, uncle, son-in-law and brother-in-law.  Bud Ryant is survived by: his wife of 45 years, Elaine (nee Koachway); two brothers, Ronald Ryant (Barb) of North Ridgeville and Wayne Ryant of Streetsboro; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; and by many cousins.  He was preceded in death by three brothers, Clay, Neil and Ricky Ryant.  The family will receive friends on Monday March 25, 2019 from 4 to 7pm at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd., (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville.  The Funeral Service will be Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 11am at the funeral home.  Pastor Glenn Dunn from Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in North Ridgeville, will officiate the service.  Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park in North Olmsted.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in North Ridgevill

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