Bobby Jack Ryan

Bobby Jack Ryan
December 7, 1931 – August 2, 2014
SKIATOOK, TX – Bobby Jack Ryan, 82, died Aug. 2, 2014 at the Skiatook Nursing Center.
Memorial service was at 10 a.m. Aug. 8 in the Sien-Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dale Nielsen officiating.
Ryan was born Dec. 7, 1931 in Bowie to Jack and Mary Alice (Barnes) Ryan. He grew up in Bowie graduating from Bowie High School in 1950. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the U.S.S. Boxer. After his honorable discharge from the Navy he attended Central State College in Edmond, OK graduating in 1957.
He married Mary Ann Bennett in 1956 and the happy couple made their home in Skiatook, where he began his teaching career. Ryan taught business education and coached the Skiatook tennis team. Ryan served on the Skiatook Board of Trustees 12 years and was a member of Tulsa County Park Board many years.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years; one son James Ryan; daughter Jessie Ryan; three granddaughters, Krista Lyon, Rachael Knox, Darra Evans; seven great grandchildren; one sister, Colleen Fogle and a host of other relatives and friends.
For condolences visit