Clement 'Phil' Ryan


Clement "Phil" Ryan, 75, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

Clement "Phil" Ryan, 75, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

He was born Feb. 2, 1938, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Phil and Dorothy Creager Ryan. He graduated from Rocky Ford High School in 1956 and then attended the College of Emporia in Emporia.

After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, Mr. Ryan worked for the Santa Fe Railroad; Holly Sugar Corporation of Colorado Springs, Colo.; El Paso County District Court; El Paso Abstract Office; Panhandle Eastern Natural Gas of Hugoton; and most recently for Garden City Walmart. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Hugoton.

On Nov. 5, 1966, he married Ruby M. Unruh in Raton, N.M. She survives. Other survivors include a sister, E. Rebecca Senutovitch of Honolulu; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Dennis Ryan.

A flotation ceremony was held at Ala Monah Beach in Honolulu in remembrance of Mr. Ryan. Graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be sent at Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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